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News Release 129

Contact: Gena Terlizzi, 573-751-1010
                gena.terlizzi@dnr.mo.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 18, 2014 Volume 42-14-129 

Department of Natural Resources hosting Washington pesticide pickup

Jefferson City, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will host a free pesticide collection event July 26 in Washington. 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 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the City of Washington Public Works Building located at #4 Chamber Drive. The event is part of the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program. More information is available on the department’s Missouri Pesticide Collection Program web page.

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