News Release 129

Contact: Gena Terlizzi, 573-751-1010

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.


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