City of Faribault
Police Department Offices
25 4th St NW, Faribault, MN, 55021-5120
Distance: 1096 Miles
Household medications may be disposed of in a drop box at this site. Medicines that can be dropped off include all expired, unwanted, or unusable prescriptions or over-the-counter medications used by family members or pets. Properly disposing of your medicine prevents drug abuse or poisoning and helps protect the environment.
For more information, or to learn about proper disposal of medications when you cannot get to a drop box, visit https://www.pca.state.mn.us/living-green/managing-unwanted-medications or http://earth911.com/recycling-guide/how-to-recycle-unwanted-or-expired-medications
Take It To The Box" promotes the safe use, storage, and disposal of medication.
Faribault and Northfield provide medication disposal boxes. These drop off boxes will accept over-the-counter medications, prescription drugs, and animal medications from community members.
Medication recycling (also called medicine donation) prevents medication misuse or abuse and environmentally unsafe medication disposal practices.
- Free / no cost to everyone
Any household prescription, over-the-counter, or pet medicines from households may be left at the drop box.
Free, there is no charge to drop off medications.
City of Faribault, MN
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TE-8920.7200-550Medication Disposal Definition
Programs that accept and safely dispose of unwanted or outdated medication. Substances that qualify for the program typically include such things as prescription drugs, nonprescription medication, acne therapies, athlete's foot treatment, vitamin and mineral supplements and throat lozenges. Medication disposal programs provide a environmentally safe alternative to flushing medications down the toilet where they may not be completely removed by the sewage treatment process or discarding them with household garbage where they may be found and consumed by children or animals or enter into the groundwater supply.