Sharps / Medication Disposal

Both medication disposal programs offer a safe, secure, convenient and environmentally sound option for the disposal of unused, unwanted, and out-of-date household medications and syringes/needles.

Both programs are offered at no charge to the person who is disposing the medications or syringes/needles.

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How do I dispose of medication?

Leave medication in the original container, remove your name/identifying information, leave the name of the medication on the label, Drop medication in to the disposal box located at:

Nicollet County Sheriff's Office
First Floor Lobby
501 South Minnesota Avenue
Saint Peter, MN 56082

Available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day


How do I dispose of sharps?  

Collect needles/sharps in a hard sided container with a secure closure and bring them into the:

Nicollet County Health & Human Services Building
622 South Front Street
Saint Peter, MN 56082

M-F, 8:00- 4:30 pm

Programs are supported and made possible through Nicollet County Environmental Services, Nicollet County Health & Human Services, Nicollet County Sheriff's Office, and Tri County Solid Waste.