Safely Dispose of Your Unused Medications

Photo of medication drop box in Police Department lobby

Disposing of medicine safely helps prevent crime, drug abuse or accidental poisoning. Medicine flushed down the drain or disposed of in the trash harms the environment. Safely dispose of unwanted, expired and unused household medicines for free at our St. Anthony drop box.  

The medicine drop box is located inside the Police Department lobby at 3301 Silver Lake Road.  The drop box is available during normal business hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

St. Anthony Medicine Drop Box

  1. St. Anthony Police Department

    Physical Address
    3301 Silver Lake Road NE
    St. Anthony Village, MN 55418

    Fax: 612-782-3390
    Emergency Phone: 911

Other Medicine Drop boxes

IDs are not required, and you can bring the medicines in their original containers. The boxes are self-serve. Pull the handle to open, and then drop the medicines into the box. Drop the whole container - package and pills - into the box.

Items Accepted

  • Blister packs
  • Capsules and pills
  • Creams and gels
  • Vials
  • Inhalers
  • IV bags
  • Liquids
  • Patches
  • Powders
  • Sprays
  • Unused epi-pens/medicine containing syringes

Items Not Accepted

Medicine Drop Boxes Operated by Independent Pharmacies

It is important to check with websites of independent pharmacies before visiting their medicine drop boxes. What medicines are accepted, hours and box appearance can vary.