Medication Disposal

Unfortunately, Erie cannot accept any unused or expired medications for disposal.

But the following places can:

  • Waukegan Police Department
    106 N Martin Luther King Jr. Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    Open 24 hours
    Items not accepted: needles/sharps,
    syringes with needles, thermometers,
    IV bags, bloody/infectious waste,
    personal care products, empty
    containers, hydrogen peroxide

    Waukegan Sheriff’s Office
    25 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    Open 24 hours
    Items not accepted: needles/sharps,
    syringes with needles, thermometers,
    IV bags, bloody/infectious waste,
    personal care products, empty
    containers, hydrogen peroxide

    Walgreens Locations
    709 N. Green Bay Rd.
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    Everyday: 8am – 10pm
    Items not accepted: aerosols

    1811 Belvidere Rd.
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    Open 24 hours
    Items not accepted: aerosols

  • Evanston Police Department
    1454 Elmwood Ave.
    Evanston, IL 60201
    Open 24 hours

    Evanston St. Francis Hospital Pharmacy
    800 Austin Ave.
    Evanston, IL 60202
    MON – FRI: 9am – 12:30pm
    MON – FRI: 1pm – 5pm
    Items not accepted: controlled substances

    O’Brien Water Reclamation Plant
    3500 Howard St.
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Everyday: 6am – 6pm
    Items not accepted: sharps

    Skokie Police Department
    7300 Niles Center Rd.
    Skokie, IL 60077
    Open 24 hours
    Items not accepted: needles/sharps,
    syringes with needles, thermometers,
    IV bags, bloody or infectious waste,
    personal care products, empty containers
    and hydrogen peroxide.

  • Chicago Police Departments

    4650 N. Pulaski Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60630
    Open 24 hours

    5400 N. Lincoln Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60625
    Open 24 hours

    2150 N. California Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60647
    Open 24 hours

    Pharmacies

    Walgreens
    111 S. Halsted St.
    Chicago, IL 60661
    MON – FRI: 7am – 11pm
    SAT/SUN: 9am – 9pm
    Items not accepted: aerosols

    Walgreens
    2110 N. Milwaukee Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60647
    Open 24 hours
    Items not accepted: aerosols

    Walgreens
    4010 W. Lawrence Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60630
    MON – FRI: 8am – 12am
    SAT/SUN: 9am – 9pm
    Items not accepted: aerosols

    Armitage Pharmacy Inc.
    2650 W. Armitage Ave, Ste. 100
    Chicago, IL 60647
    MON – FRI: 9am – 6pm
    SAT: 9am – 3pm
    Items not accepted: sharps, needles

    Household Chemicals & Computer Recycling Facility
    1150 N. North Branch St.
    Chicago, IL 60642
    TUES: 7am – 12pm, THURS: 2pm – 7pm
    First SAT of Month: 8am-3pm
    Items not accepted: controlled substances

     

     


For other medication disposal locations,
visit: 

Drug-Free Lake County
Cook County Meds Disposal Initiative