FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 03, 2019

Contact: Communications Office
573-751-1010
communications@dnr.mo.gov

Department of Natural Resources hosting pesticide pickup in Mount Vernon May 18

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 03, 2019 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the University of Missouri – Southwest Research Center, will provide a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 18, at the University of Missouri – Southwest Research Center located at 14548 Highway H, Mount Vernon.

The collection is open to all Missouri farmers and households.           

Accepted items include:

Unwanted pesticides
Rodenticides
Dewormers
Fly tags
Fertilizers containing pesticide
Insecticides
Fungicides
Rodenticides
Herbicides

Not accepted items include:

Paint
Explosives
Fire extinguishers
Yard waste
Electronics
Trash
Pesticides from businesses, pesticide production facilities, pesticide distributors, pesticide retailers

The event is the third of six events scheduled for 2019. More information about the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online at https://dnr.mo.gov/env/hwp/pesticide.

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