Prescription Drug Disposal Information
Prescription drugs need to be disposed of properly. Unused or expired prescription medications can be disposed of correctly utilizing the free local drop box programs in your community.
Instructions for dropping off unused prescription medications:
- Leave drug in its original container
- Use a marker to cross out your name and personal information on the container
- Keep the name of the drug visible
- Drop the drugs into the drop box at your local law enforcement center
Albert Lea - Drug Drop Box Program
Freeborn County Law Enforcement Center
411 S. Broadway, Albert Lea
Hours: Open 24 hours/7 days a week
|Austin - Drop RX Program
Mower County Law Enforcement Center
201 1st St. NE, Austin
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Read more about managing unwanted medications and their affect on our environment on the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency website.
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