How do I dispose of unwanted medication or needles?

To dispose of small quantities of medications, you can pick up a drug deactivation packet at Edina Fire Station 1, 6250 Tracy Avenue, to dispose your unwanted medication at home. Edina Fire Department does not accept unwanted medications, prescription or nonprescription drugs, syringes, lancets or EpiPens. For larger quantities of medication, visit the Hennepin County site to learn more.

Medications: Visit this Hennepin County page for guidelines and a list or map of places that accept medications (please note most do not take any needles).

Syringes, lancets and other needles: Hennepin County offers these guidelines and tips along with options for disposal. Residents also visit the Problem Waste Drop-off Center at 1400 W. 96th St. in Bloomington.

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1. Where can I find information on the new Fire Station 2 project?
2. Where do I obtain a Recreational Fire Permit?
3. How do I dispose of unwanted medication or needles?
4. Can I have a grill on the deck or patio of my apartment or condo?
5. Does the Fire Department do blood pressure checks?
6. How can I post emergency information (Life File) in my home for paramedics to find?
7. Where can I get my Fire extinguishers serviced?
8. Does the Fire Department check car seats?
9. Can I tour the fire station?
10. How do I reserve a public education event?
11. Can I have a birthday party at the fire station?
12. How do I schedule a fire truck to visit my block party?
13. Can I have a recreational fire?
14. Where can I dispose of an expired fire extinguisher?