FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 25, 2017

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

MoDNR hosts pesticide pickup in St. Peters June 3

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 25, 2017 – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the University of Missouri Extension Center – St. Charles County, will provide a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 3, at 260 Brown Road, in St. Peters.

The collection is open to all Missouri farmers and households, and will take unwanted pesticides including: herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, rodenticides, de-wormers, fly tags and fertilizers containing pesticides. Paint, explosives, fire extinguishers, yard waste, electronics and trash will not be accepted.

Pesticides from businesses including, but not limited to, pesticide production facilities, pesticide distributors and pesticide retailers will not be accepted.

The event is the third of six events scheduled for 2017.

More information on the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online:  http://dnr.mo.gov/env/hwp/pesticide.  

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