This Saturday, October 28th, The Marinette County Sheriff’s Office will host a drug take back day.  Just stop by a collection site and drop your items into a bin. That’s it. No questions are asked. Prescription and over-the-counter medications may be disposed of including:

  • Capsules
  • Creams
  • Inhalers
  • Non-aerosol sprays
  • Ointments
  • Patches
  • Pills
  • Vials

Liquids must be in their original container.

Pet medications are accepted.

Vape pens and other e-cigarette devices are accepted with the batteries removed.

Items not accepted include

  • Aerosol cans
  • Anything containing blood or a bodily fluid
  • Household hazardous waste (paint, pesticides, oil, gas)
  • Illegal drugs
  • Iodine-containing medications
  • Mercury thermometers
  • Personal care products (shampoo, soaps, lotions, sunscreens, etc.)
  • Sharps/syringes
  • Vape pens/e-cigarette devices with a built-in battery that cannot be removed


The Unused and expired medications can be dropped off between 9 AM-12 PM on Saturday at the Marinette County Law Enforcement Center, the Goodman Fire Department, Amberg Town Hall, and Crivitz Fire Department.