Safely Disposing of Medications
Expired or unused medications are a risk to families, the community and the environment. Disposing of prescription and over-the-counter drugs down a drain can contaminate public water supplies and waterways. Removing expired and unused drugs from our homes reduces accidental ingestion by children and reduces teen prescription drug abuse.
Location & Availability
Bloomingdale Township residents may dispose of their medications into the RX Drop Box 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at no charge.
The drop box is located in the lobby of the Bloomingdale Police Department (behind the Bloomingdale Village Hall)
201 S. Bloomingdale Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Items Not Accepted
- Prescription Medications
- Over-the-Counter Medications
- Medicated Ointments
- Medicated Shampoos
- Liquids Containing Medications
- Prescription Inhalers
- Over-the-Counter Inhalers
- Glass Thermometers Containing Mercury
- Sharps or Needles
- Radioactive Medicines
- Medical Waste
- Household Chemical Waste
These items need to be disposed of using other methods. For sharps or needle disposal, please check with your physician or local hospital.
For spill-free disposal, place pills or liquid medication bottles in a zipper top plastic bag. Please do not include the pill container.
Residents with large size or quantity of medications, should make an appointment with with CSO J. Jaster by telephone at 630-529-9868.