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Waste Disposal

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For information on recycling, problem materials, household hazardous & non-hazardous wastes, commercial hazardous wastes, call Hennepin County at 612.348.3777 or click here to visit the website.

The Brooklyn Park Drop Off facility is located just south of Osseo at 8100 Jefferson Highway, Brooklyn Park, MN.
 


Needles & Sharps

Starting March 1, 2016, needles and sharps will be accepted from households for disposal at Hennepin County’s Drop-off Facilities in Brooklyn Park and Bloomington. For proper prep and directions, go to www.hennepin.us/green-disposal-guide/items/needles-sharps.

 


Medicine Disposal Drop Box

 
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The Osseo Police Department recently obtained a medication drop box in colaboration with the Hennepin County Sheriffs Office and Partnership for Change.

The purpose of this program is for the proper disposal of unused or old medications. The storing of these unused medicaitons inside the home pose safety and health risks, esspecially among children and teens. The proper disposal of unused medicines is important as it prevents abuse, which has become a major problem among tee...nagers.

Another reason is to protect our environment. Medicines that are not disposed of properly, such as flushing down the toilet or placing in the garbage, can contaminate drinking water, get into our rivers and lakes, and even harm local wildlife.

If you have any old or unsued medications, please bring them in and place them into this green box. Once inside, the Osseo Police Department and Hennepin County Sheriffs Office will dispose of the medications at a safe/designated disposal site.

The following types of medications are accepted:
- Prescription medications, including controlled substances
- Over-the-Counter medicines
- Vitamins and Supplements
- Pet medicines

The following are not accepted:
- No needles, sharps or syringes
- No medicines from businesses

If you have any questions about this program, please contact the Osseo Police Department at (763) 424-5444. You can also visit www.hennepin.us/medicine or call (612) 348-3777. You can also check out the flyer HERE.

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