FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 18, 2018

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

Department of Natural Resources hosting six free pesticide pickups in 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JAN. 18, 2018 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will provide six free pesticide collection events in 2018:

Portageville - March 10
University of Missouri, Fisher Delta Research Center, 147 W. State Highway T, Portageville

Bethany - March 24
Orscheln, 3810 Miller St., Bethany

Palmyra – May 19
Palmyra Recycling Center, 810 W. Line St., Palmyra

Perryville – June 23
Perryville MFA, 3501 US-61, Perryville

Nevada – July 21
Vernon County Fairgrounds, 1488 E. Ashland St., Nevada

Jefferson City – Sept. 8
Jefferson City MFA, 1009 Fourth St., Jefferson City

The collections are open to all Missouri farmers and households.

Accepted:

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

Not accepted:

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

More information about the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online at https://dnr.mo.gov/env/hwp/pesticide.

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