Prescription Drug Drop Box

Have expired or unneeded medications just sitting around the house? Stop by the Skokie Police Department and drop them off in the white Prescription Drug Drop Box located in the lobby.

The Prescription Drug Drop Box is accessible 24-hours a day, seven days a week. By disposing of your unneeded or expired medications in this manner, you are helping protect the environment and helping prevent drug abuse. Never before has safe, secure and environmentally responsible disposal been so simple.


Acceptable Items
Accepted items include prescription medications, controlled substances, all over-the-counter medications, medication samples and pet medications, as well as vitamins and supplements, medicated ointments, lotions, creams and oils, liquid medication in leak-proof containers and homeopathic remedies. 

Not Acceptable Items
Please note that this program does not accept needles/sharps, syringes with needles, thermometers, IV bags, bloody or infectious waste, personal care products, empty containers and hydrogen peroxide.