Accepted and Not Accepted Items at the Oconto County Medication Drop Boxes


  • Prescription and over the counter medicine for pets and people from households.  Medications in the following forms are accepted:
    • capsules
    • creams
    • inhalers
    • liquids (must be in their original container)
    • non-aerosol sprays
    • ointments
    • pills
    • patches
    • vials
  • Vaping and e-cigarette devices with the batteries removed.


  • Sharps/needles/syringes
  • Illegal drugs
  • Mercury containing items, including thermometers
  • Iodine containing medications
  • Non-medical inhalers
  • Diabetes monitors and supplies
  • Items from businesses
  • Aerosol cans
  • Anything containing blood or bodily fluids
  • Household hazardous waste (paint, oil, gas)
  • Personal care products (shampoo, soaps, sunscreen)
  • Vape/e-cigarette devices with a built in battery that cannot be removed

Revised 4.25.2023