FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 07, 2018

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

Department of Natural Resources hosting pesticide pickup in Perryville on June 23

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 7, 2018 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the Perryville MFA, will provide a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 23 at the Perryville MFA located at 3501 US-61, Perryville.

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

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