Drug Take Back Program

The Orland Park Police Department will accept unwanted prescription drugs from Village of Orland Park residents only in accordance with the following guidelines:
  • Prescription Drugs will be accepted at Orland Park Police Headquarters on Mondays thru Thursdays (excluding holidays) between 0900 and 1300 hours.
  • The following items will not be accepted:
    • Any drug in liquid form
    • Aerosol type medications
    • Hypodermic needles and Syringes
  • Currently residents are permitted to discard used syringes with the safety caps installed with their regular garbage using a rigid container (coffee container, or laundry bottle) sealed with duct tape.
  • Residents may also use a bio-hazard container and pay for bio-hazard disposal service through several companies. Occasionally a doctor's office, hospital or other medical provider will offer disposal service to their clients.
NEXT NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION
DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY:

Saturday, April 27, 2019
from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


The public is invited to turn in expired, unwanted or unused pharmaceutical drugs and over-the-counter medications to the Orland Park Police Department.
OPPD offers a year-round collection,
Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the station.

Instructions for how to safety dispose of sharps or syringes are available by calling Waste Management at 1-800-796-9696.