June 21, 2016

Contact: Communications Office

Department of Natural Resources hosting free pesticide pickup in Bolivar June 25

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with C & C Farm & Home, will provide a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 25, at 3260 S. Springfield Ave., in Bolivar.

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, pesticide production facilities, pesticide distributors, pesticide retailers and the like will not be accepted.

The event is the last of six events scheduled for 2016.

More information on the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online:  http;//