PesticideCollection Day Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
TheNC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ (NCDA&CS) PesticideDisposal Assistance Program, a non-regulatory and cost-free program, incooperation with the Orange County Cooperative Extension Service, will be sponsoringa Pesticide Collection Day on Tuesday, December 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. atthe Orange County Center, Cooperative Extension Office, 306 Revere Road,Hillsborough, NC 27278.
Mart Bumgarner, Orange County Cooperative Extension’s Pesticide Coordinator is coordinating the collection with NCDA&CS and a private disposal contractor. The drop-off site is a drive up, drop-off,drive away site. (3Ds) Target audience is Private, commercial, nursery, and greenhouse applicators.
Nearly all pesticide products will be accepted, including banned and outdated pesticides. For pesticides with unreadable or missing labels, contact the Cooperative Extension office at (919)245-2050 for instructions. Participants are asked to save any portion of the label to help identify the material to be disposed of. Unknown materials cannot be accepted.
We will not accept Fumigant Gas Cylinders.
For containers greater than five gallons in size and for tips on transporting pesticides safely to the collection event, contact the extension office at (919)245-2050 before the collection day for special instructions and information.
For more information, call (919)245-2050.Sincerely,
Crops and Horticulture Agent and Pesticide Coordinator