FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 08, 2018

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

Department of Natural Resources hosting pesticide pickup in Bethany on March 24

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MARCH 8, 2018 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with Orscheln Farm and Home in Bethany, will provide a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 24 at the Orscheln Farm and Home located at 3810 Miller St., Bethany.

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 second 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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