Farmers are encouraged to take unused or unwanted pesticides to one of the upcoming Clean Sweep collection sites. The farm pesticide disposal collection will be held at the following locations:
August 16, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Perry Feed and Coal
4204 Main St., Perry, OH 44081
August 28, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Licking County Garage
775 E. Main St., Newark, OH 43055
September 6, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wood County Fairgrounds (Champions Barn)
13800 W. Poe Rd., Bowling Green, OH 43402
The pesticide collection and disposal service is free of charge, but only farm chemicals will be accepted. Paint, antifreeze, solvents, and household or non-farm (home owner) pesticides will not be accepted. The pesticide collections are sponsored by the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. To pre-register, or for more information, contact the ODA at 614-728-6987.