Farm Pesticide Disposal Collection

Posted by Greg LaBarge, Fulton County

The ODA has announced 3 sites for pesticide disposal. The closest NW Ohio site is Shelby County, Sidney, OH on 8/9. The other two sites are in Brown County, along the Ohio River east of Cincinnati on 8/2 and Lake County, east of Cleveland on 8/23. Below is more details on the Sidney location and the contact information.

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (July 5, 2011) – The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring a collection for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides on Aug. 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, 655 S Highland Ave (exit 90 off of I75), Sidney, Ohio 45365. 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 pesticides will not be accepted. Pesticide collections are sponsored by the department in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. To pre-register, or for more information, contact the Ohio Department of Agriculture at 614-728-6987.

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