The Hobart Police Department is participating in the DEA National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 22, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

You may bring unwanted or expired medications to 705 E. 4th St. Hobart, IN.

They are unable to collect sharps, needles, lancets, and inhalers.  For questions contact Suzanna at 219-942-1125 ext. 1070.

The Hobart Police Department also gave the following information on its Facebook page:

Where can you turn in the sharps, needles, lancets, and inhalers?
At the 2023 Lake County Solid Waste Management District Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Saturday, May 20, 2023 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Hobart Public Works: 340 S. Shelby St., Hobart
• Sharps – Medical needles must be in a rigid container.
What is NOT accepted?
• Medical waste other than medications and sharps. Controlled medications WILL NOT be accepted.
For more information, contact the Lake County Solid Waste District at 800-946-4449 or 219-853-2420 or visit