FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 03, 2020

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

Department of Natural Resources hosting free pesticide collection event in Kirksville June 13

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 3, 2020 – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will host a free pesticide collection event June 13 at the Northeast Missouri Fairgrounds, 2700 E. Illinois St. in Kirksville. The event is open to all Missouri farmers and households. To help prevent the spread of the corona virus, all participants are asked to stay in their vehicle while waste is being offloaded.

Accepted items include:

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

Items not accepted include:

  • 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 dnr.mo.gov/env/hwp/pesticide.

Following is a list of other pesticide collection events scheduled this year:

  • Aug. 1 – MFA Agri Services, 226 N. Walker St., Montgomery City
  • Aug. 29 – University of Missouri - Hundley-Whaley Research Center, 1109 S. Birch St., Albany
  • Sept. 19 – Heritage Tractor, 3285 N. US Hwy. 63, West Plains
  • Oct. 10 – Farmers Elevator and Supply Co., 511 S. Center St., Clinton
  • Oct. 24 – Greenway Equipment, 20919 State Hwy. 114, Dexter     

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