FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 10, 2017

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

Free pesticide collection event July 15 in Chillicothe

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 10, 2017 – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the Litton Ag Center, will provide a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 15, at 10780 Liv 235, in Chillicothe.

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 fifth 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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