FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 03, 2018

Contact: Communications Office
573-751-1010
communications@dnr.mo.gov

Department of Natural Resources hosting pesticide pickup in Palmyra on May 19

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 3, 2018 -  The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with Palmyra Recycling Center, will provide a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 19 at the Palmyra Recycling Center located at 810 W. Line St., Palmyra.

The collection is open to all Missouri farmers and households.           

Accepted items include:

Unwanted pesticides
Herbicides
Insecticides
Fungicides
Rodenticides
Dewormers
Fly tags
Fertilizers containing pesticide

Not accepted items include:

Paint
Explosives
Fire extinguishers
Yard waste
Electronics
Trash
Pesticides from businesses, pesticide production facilities, pesticide distributors, pesticide retailers

The event is the third of six events scheduled for 2018. More information about the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online at https://dnr.mo.gov/env/hwp/pesticide.

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