Medication Disposal

pillsDrug Drop Off Location and Times:

Door County Sheriff’s Office, 1201 S. Duluth Avenue,  Sturgeon Bay WI 54235

Monday - Friday   8:00 am-4:30 pm 

Completely take medications out of their packaging and put in Ziploc baggie.  If pills are in pillow packs,  put pillow pack in Ziploc baggie, no need to pop the pills out.

Items NOT accepted:  liquids, syringes, needles, thermometers, creams, and lotions.

Lock boxes

Lock Boxes, Lock Bags and Deterra Bags are available free to the public through a partnership with Door County Alcohol & Other Drug Coalition a program of United Way Door County.

Prescription Lock Boxes and Lock Bags

 These products help keep medications out of the wrong hands as well as keep medications secure for travel and help protect the environment.

 Deterra Bags

Medicine disposal bags called “Deterra Bags” can be obtained free from the Door County Sheriff’s Office.  Patrol Deputies also have them available in their vehicles and we will distribute throughout the county at various community events. 

For anyone who needs to dispose of medication and unable to drop off at the Sheriff’s Office or one of our scheduled events may request one by emailing and providing their mailing address, bags will be mailed out at no cost. 

Deterra bags can help people dispose of their old medications safely. To use, simply open the bag, toss in the unused pills, add water, shake, and place in the trash.  Deterra bags are a clean, safe, and convenient option for disposal of unused medication.