FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 15, 2019

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

Department of Natural Resources hosting six free pesticide pickups in 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, Feb. 15, 2019 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will provide six free pesticide collection events in 2019.

Portageville – March 9
University of Missouri, Fisher Delta Research Center, 147 W. State Highway T, Portageville

Troy – April 6
Mordt Tractor and Equipment Company, 131 State Highway H, Troy

Mount Vernon – May 18
University of Missouri – Southwest Research Center, 14548 Highway H, Mount Vernon

Carrollton – June 29
Carrollton City Hall (parking lot behind), 206 W. Washington Ave., Carrollton

Ste. Genevieve – August 3
MFA Agri Services, 10940 Industrial Dr., Ste. Genevieve

Columbia – September 7
Missouri Soybean Association’s Bay Farm Research Facility, 5601 S. Rangeline Rd., Columbia

The collections are open to all Missouri farmers and households.

Accepted:

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

Not accepted:

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


More information about the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online at https://dnr.mo.gov/env/hwp/pesticide.

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