What is Take It To The Box?
Take It To The Box is a program for Scott County residents to dispose of unneeded prescription and over-the-counter medications, pet medications, illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia, ANONYMOUSLY, at NO CHARGE, courtesy of a partnership with Scott County Drug Prevention Task Force and ChooseNotToUse. Scott County is serious about preventing medication misuse/abuse and we encourage citizens to dispose of unneeded medications in an environmentally safe way.
- Leave medication in the original container.
- Remove your name and personal information.
- Keep the name of the medication on the original container.
- Place liquids in a padded envelope (provided near drop box).
- Drop medication into the disposal box.
- No needles/sharps/syringes are accepted at any location.
To dispose of used syringes, please put them in an empty coffee can or detergent bottle, label it “Used Syringes”, tape the cover or cap on the container, and place in your garbage bin. Please do not put used syringes in your recycling bin.
WHERE ARE THE DISPOSAL BOXES LOCATED?
The following Take It To The Box medication disposal boxes are
available seven days a week, 24 hours a day:
Shakopee – Scott County Sheriff’s Office – Main Lobby
301 Fuller Street corner of 4th and Fuller.
Savage – Front vestibule of the Savage Police Department
6000 McColl Drive.
Prior Lake – Front vestibule of the Prior Lake Police Department
4649 Dakota Avenue S.E.
New Prague – Vestibule of City Hall/Police Department
on south side 118 Central Avenue North
The following locations are available Monday – Friday:
Jordan – Front Main Lobby of City Hall, 210 East First Street
from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Belle Plaine – Main Entrance of the Police Department, 420 East Main Street
from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
IF YOU HAVE A LARGE AMOUNT OF MEDICATION TO DISPOSE OF,
PLEASE USE SEVERAL BAGS!!
For more information, contact Kathy at 952-239-6885 or visit www.scottcountymn.gov