FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 20, 2017

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

MoDNR hosts free pesticide collection in Fairfax March 25

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the University of Missouri – Graves-Chapple Research Center, will provide a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 25, at 29955 Outer Road in Fairfax.

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.

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

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