Come to the Green Side

August 13, 2009, 7:00 am
Filed under: Local Drop-off Sites

RxBox_-_LogoIf you’re looking for a place to get rid of your unused and/or expired medicines, look no further than the RxBOX location at the Schaumburg Police Department.  In conjunction with the DuPage County Sheriff and other police departments, Schaumburg has created a dropoff facility at their headquarters.   Simply look for the box with this logo!

Where:  1000 W. Schaumburg Road
When:  Anytime
What is accepted:  Over-the-counter, prescription, ointments and liquid medications accepted.  Asthma inhalers may be dropped off in a separate zip locked plastic bag.  Medications can be disposed of in their original containers or a zip-locked plastic bag.  Take the label off or cross off personal information on any prescription containers to prevent any concerns about personal identifications.  All medications will be incinerated in collaboration with IEPA.
What is not accepted:  Sharps or needles, radioactive medicines, other medical waste or household chemical waste.


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