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Troy Township will host its semi-annual

10/8/2013, 9:21 p.m.
Shredding Event on Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Troy Township residents can bring their personal ...

Shredding Event on Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Troy Township residents can bring their personal papers and documents to the township parking lot on the west side of the township offices and community center to be shredded by ShredX. Each resident must show proof of township residency and is allowed to have two letter size file or copy paper boxes shredded.

In conjunction with the Shredding Event, Troy Township has partnered with the Shorewood Police Department to collect unneeded or expired medication. Officers from the Shorewood Police Department will be on-site to collect the medication and ensure proper disposal of medications.

Township residents can bring their unneeded medication so that it can be disposed of properly.

Items Accepted (expired or unwanted):

  • Prescription Medications
  • Over-the-Counter Medications
  • Medicated Ointments
  • Medicated Shampoos
  • Liquids Containing Medications
  • Prescription Inhalers
  • Over-the-Counter Inhalers
  • Glass Thermometers (contain mercury)
  • Medical devices containing mercury (blood pressure units, barometers, etc.)

Items NOT Accepted:

  • Bio-Hazardous Materials
  • Sharps/Needles
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Other Household Wastes

Make sure to bring only residentially generated medication items. No medications from businesses or doctor's offices will be accepted. Use a permanent marker to black out your name or personal information on the label.

The Shedding Event and Medication Disposal Drop Off Event will take place simultaneously on Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at 25448 Seil Road in Shorewood. For more information please call 815-744-1968.