Waste Pesticide Disposal CANCELLED

09/06/2017

 

Waste Pesticide Disposal Collections Cancelled

South Carolina Department of Agriculture
Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner

Media Contact: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 7, 2017

Waste Pesticide Disposal Collections Cancelled

COLUMBIA –  The South Carolina Department of Agriculture has cancelled three upcoming events for the Waste Pesticide Disposal Program due to the threat of Hurricane Irma.

 

 

 

Waste Pesticide Disposal Collection Dates & Locations Set

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is offering several opportunities through the Waste Pesticide Disposal Program to safely dispose of outdated, unusable, or unwanted pesticides during September.

The pesticide and chemical program is open to all private, commercial and non-commercial pesticide applicators in the state, as well as homeowners. SCDA staff will be on site to monitor pesticide collection and disposal, and will have final authority on acceptance of products.

  • Chemical and pesticide quantities accepted will be limited to 2500 pounds of solid and 300 gallons of liquid at no charge.
  • Pesticide products accepted include herbicides, insecticides, nematicides, fungicides and similar products used in agriculturalproduction or around the home.
  • Rinsate will not be accepted.
  • Fertilizer will not be accepted unless it is combined or co-packed with a pesticide such as weed and feed.
  • No compressed gas cylinders (metal cylinder with a valve) or empty pesticide containers will be collected.
  • Collection events may be cancelled due to inclement weather and will be posted on SCDA’s website. Possible makeup dates will be announced at a later date.

 

Collection Dates and Locations:

September 12, 2017 – Middling Cotton

3401 Bridge Street | St. Matthews, SC 29135

9 am – 3 pm

 

September 13, 2017 – Green Acres Turf Farm

14058 Savannah Highway | Furman, SC  29921

9 am – 3 pm

 

September 14, 2017 – Clemson Pee Dee Research and Education Center

2200 Pocket Road | Darlington, SC 29532

9 am – 3 pm

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