News Release 078

Contact: Gena Terlizzi, 573-751-1010

May 22, 2014 Volume 42-14-078 

Department of Natural Resources hosting Perryville pesticide pickup

Jefferson City, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will host a free pesticide collection event May 31 in Perryville. The collection is open to all Missouri residents and farmers and will take unwanted pesticides, fungicides, insecticides, rodenticides, de-wormers, fly tags and fertilizers containing herbicides or pesticides.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Perry County Road and Bridge shed located at 4803 N. Highway 51. The event, part of the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program, is one of several to be scheduled throughout the summer in different parts of the state.

More information on the event and the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online.


Celebrating 40 years of taking care of Missouri’s natural resources. To learn more visit www.dnr.mo.gov.