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Medicine Collection Drop Box
Medicine collection drop box at the Maplewood Police Department

Safely dispose of unwanted, expired and unused medicines for free at one of six public drop boxes in Ramsey County. Safe disposal of unwanted medicine helps prevent crime, drug abuse and accidental poisoning. Not flushing medicines down the drain or disposing of them in the trash helps protect our environment.

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Collection Sites

Saint Paul
Ramsey County Law Enforcement Center
425 Grove St.
Saint Paul, MN
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Drop box located inside.
Arden Hills
Ramsey County Sheriff's Patrol Station
1411 Paul Kirkwold Dr.
Arden Hills, MN
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Drop box located inside.

Maplewood Police Department
1830 County Rd. B East
Maplewood, MN

Open year-round, 24/7
Drop box located outside.
New Brighton
Public Safety

Open year-round, 24/7
Drop box located inside lobby.

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Drop box located inside.
White Bear Lake
Public Safety Department

4701 Highway 61
White Bear Lake, MN

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Drop box located inside.

Free parking is available at all locations.

Items Accepted

Preparing medicine for disposal

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