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Prescription and Over-The-Counter Medications

Prescription and Over-The-Counter Medications are accepted at the ecopark and various other pharmaceutical collection sites. See below for more information.

Pharmaceutical Collections

Monroe County DES pharmaceutical waste collections provide a safe and proper way to dispose of unused or unwanted medications. This service is FREE to residents. The ecopark and local police stations accept pharmaceutical waste at the regularly scheduled times and locations listed below. Monroe County also holds collections three times per year at selected Wegmans pharmacies.

ecopark
10 Avion Drive, 14624
Wed 1pm-6:30pm, Sat 7:30am-1pm
(excluding holidays)

Local Police Stations

Brighton PD
2300 Elmwood Ave. 14618
M-F 8am-6pm
(excluding holidays)
Brockport PD
One Clinton St. 14420
M-F 8am-4pm
(excluding holidays)
East Rochester PD
317 Main St. 14445
M-F 8:30am to 6pm
(excluding holidays)
Fairport PD
31 S. Main St. 1445)
M-F 8:30am to 4:30pm
(excluding holidays)
Gates PD
1605 Buffalo Rd. 14624
M-F 8am to 5am
(excluding holidays)
Greece PD NO Sharps/needles!
400 Island Cottage Rd. 14612
M-F 8am to 5am
(excluding holidays)
Irondequoit PD
1300 Titus Ave. 14617
M-Sat 8am to 11am
(excluding holidays)
Ogden PD
269 Ogden Center Rd. 14559
M-F 8:30am to 4:30am
(excluding holidays)
Webster PD
1000 Ridge Rd. 14580
M-F 8:30am to 4:30am
(excluding holidays)

Monroe County Sheriff's Office & Substations

Sheriff’s Office (A Zone)
789 Linden Ave. 14625
M-F 8am to 4pm
(excluding holidays)
Sheriff’s Office (B Zone)
245 Summit Point Dr. 14467
M-F 8am to 4pm
(excluding holidays)
Sheriff’s Office (C Zone)
2330 Union St. 14559
M-F 8am to 4pm
(excluding holidays)
Sheriff’s Office (Property, Basement)
130 S. Plymouth Ave. 14614
M-F 8am to 4pm
(excluding holidays)

Acceptable Items

  • Prescription and over-the-counter medications NO illegal drugs
  • Ointments and creams
  • Sprays and inhalers
  • Empty Prescription Bottles
  • Vials
  • Pet medications
  • Syringes/sharps

Syringes/Sharps

Syringes/sharps must be in approved sharps containers or sturdy alternatives (two liter plastic bottles, rugged laundry soap bottles, etc.). All containers should be capped and labeled "SHARPS" Sharps should NEVER be placed in a curbside recycling bin.

Syringes/sharps can also be dropped off at local hospitals and nursing homes. Click here for more info and drop off locations

Waste Management also offers a mail in program for syringes/sharps. Click here for more information.