FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 08, 2015
Department of Natural Resources hosting pesticide pickup in Higginsville
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will provide a free pesticide collection event Saturday, July 18, in Higginsville.
The collection is open to all Missouri farmers and households and will take unwanted pesticides, fungicides, insecticides, rodenticides, de-wormers, fly tags and fertilizers containing herbicides or pesticides. Pesticides from businesses, pesticide production facilities, pesticide distributors, pesticide retailers and the like will not be accepted. Also, paint, explosives, fire extinguishers, yard waste, electronics and trash will not be accepted.
The event runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lafayette County Road and Bridge Facility (near Kleinschmidts) located at 19717 Outer Road in Higginsville. The event is the third of five events scheduled for 2015.
More information on the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online: www.dnr.mo.gov/env/hwp/pesticide.