Where can I go to drop off my medications?

You may bring your prescription and over-the-counter medications to:

Batavia Police Department

100 N Island Avenue

Batavia, IL

The Batavia Police Department is open 24/7 year round.

You will need to check in at the Police Department window in order to drop off your medication.

Before bringing medication to the PD: Please empty your pill containers into Zip Lock type bags, quart size bags or smaller are preferred. Multiple prescriptions can be put into the same bag. Leave the pill bottles at home, they will not fit into our medication receptacle. Please see "What Medicine is not accepted?" 

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1. What is wrong with flushing medications down the toilet?
2. How does medication get into our water?
3. How does medication in the water affect me and the environment?
4. Is it okay for me to throw medication in the trash?
5. Where can I go to drop off my medications?
6. What if I don’t live in Batavia?
7. What medicine is not accepted?
8. How do I dispose of inhalers?
9. How do I dispose of needles?
10. Can I just bring medications back to my local pharmacy?
11. What happens to the medications after I drop them off? Is the disposal environmentally safe?
12. How should the medication be packaged for disposal?