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Kankakee River Valley Prescription Pill &
Drug Disposal program

This program is funded by a $20 assessment levied against persons who commit specified drug offenses.

“Municipalities and state governments don’t have to pay,” says Paul Ritter, ecology teacher and director of the National Prescription Pill and Drug Disposal Program (P2D2)

P2D2 keeps pharmaceuticals out of the water supply by using drop-off boxes. The drugs are out of the reach of children, and inappropriate use by criminals is avoided. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has asked communities to stop flushing unwanted medications down the drain.

Kankakee County, in cooperation with the local police agencies and the Illinois EPA, began this Medication Disposal Program in 2009. In 2011, high school students helped pass the landmark legislation that provides the funding.

Please share this information with friends, neighbors and family members to protect our fishing, recreational, and drinking water resources.

PLEASE PROPERLY DISPOSE OF YOUR OLD DRUGS. THANK YOU!!

DROP-OFF INSTRUCTIONS
1. Bring personal (not medications from businesses or doctors’ offices) meds to drop-off locations.
2. Use a permanent marker to blackout your name and personal information on the label.
3. Take medications to the police drop-off stations during drop-off operation hours ONLY.
4. Place medications in the designated drop-off box.
5. This is not a share or reuse program. All dropped-off medications will be destroyed in the most
environmentally-sound manner possible.

ACCEPTED ITEMS (UNUSED OR UNWANTED)
Prescription Medications
Prescription Inhalers
Medicated Shampoos
Pet Medications
Suppositories
Homeopathic Remedies
Medicated Ointments, lotions, creams, and oils
Vitamins and Supplements
Liquid Medications in leak-proof containers
All Over-the-Counter Meds
Controlled substances (opiates, hallucinogens, and prescriptions containing
narcotics or amphetamines) can also be accepted by the police.

ITEMS –NOT– ACCEPTED
Bio-Hazardous Materials
Thermometers
Personal care products Empty containers
Aerosol cans
Sharps/Syringes with needles
Bloody or infectious waste
Empty containers
Full inhalers

Prescription & Drug Drop-Off Locations

Aroma Park Village Hall
2200 S. Lowe. Road
Aroma Park, IL 60910

Bourbonnais Police Dept.
700 Main Street NW
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

Bradley Police Dept.
147 S. Michigan Avenue
Bradley, IL 60915

Grant Park Police Dept.
100 E. Taylor Street
Grant Park, IL 60940

Herscher Village Hall
272 E. 2nd Street
Herscher, IL 60941

Illinois State Police,
District 21

Illinois Rte. 116 &
U.S. Rte 45
Ashkum, IL 60911

Jerome Combs Detention Center
3050 Justice Way
Kankakee, IL 60901

Kankakee Police Dept.
385 E. Oak Street
Kankakee, IL 60901

Kankakee Sheriff’s Police Dept.
3000 S. Justice Way
Kankakee, IL 60901

Manteno Police Dept.
269 N. Main St.
Manteno, IL 60950

Momence Police Dept.
123 W. River Street
Momence, IL 60954

St. Anne Village Hall
190 W. Station Street
St. Anne, IL 60964

Houses in the neighborhood
Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself

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