Medication Disposal

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Take It To the Box

Preventing medication misuse or abuse and environmentally unsafe medication disposal practices is serious to our community. Properly dispose your medication by “Taking It To The Box.”

Acceptable medications

  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Prescription drugs
  • Animal medications

Preparing your medication

  • Leave the medicine in its original container.
  • Cross off your name or other personal information.
  • Don't cross off the name of the medication.

Drop-off location

Northfield and Faribault police departments provide disposal boxes that are available all day, everyday. 

In Northfield, bring unneeded medications to the medication disposal box located in the lobby of the Police Department.

Police Department lobby
1615 Riverview Drive
Northfield, MN 55057


Rice County Chemical and Mental Health Coalition