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Medicine Take Back Program


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WHAT is Take It To The Box?

The Take It To The Box program promotes the safe use, safe storage and safe disposal of unneeded prescription and over-the-counter medications. This includes both human and animal medications along with illegal drugs.

The Carver County community is serious about preventing medication misuse/abuse and about environmentally safe disposal of unneeded medications.

WHY is it important?

  • Another growing concern is the abuse, by youth and others, of medications not prescribed to them. Safe disposal makes medicines less available.
  • Evidence is increasing of the damage to the environment due to unsafe disposal of medications. Proper disposal helps protect our soil and water.

WHAT do I do?

  • Leave medication in the original container.
  • Remove your name and other identifying information.
  • Leave the name of the medication.
  • Drop medication into the disposal box opening.

Medicine from households will be accepted, including:

  • Prescription medicines, including controlled substances
  • Over-the-counter medicines
  • Vitamins and supplements
  • Pet medicines

Not accepted

Items which are not accepted in the drop boxes, include:

  • No needles, sharps or syringes
  • No medicines from businesses, including healthcare facilities, pharmacies, pharmaceutical representatives, doctors’ offices and veterinary clinics

Chaska Drop Box

Medicine Take Back Box

WHEN is it available?

Take It To The Box medication disposal box will be available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

 WHERE is the disposal box?

Carver County Sheriff’s Office - Lobby at 606 East 4th Street, Chaska, MN 55318

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 Chanhassen Drop Box news

Chan RX Take Back Box

WHEN is it available?

Take It To The Box medication disposal box will be available weekdays between 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m..

 WHERE is the disposal box?

Chanhassen City Hall -                                       7700 Market Blvd. Chanhassen, MN 55317

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For more information, contact the Carver County Sheriff's Office at 952-361-1212