2022 OISC Clean Sweep Information – Vegetable Crops Hotline

2022 OISC Clean Sweep Information

WHAT: An OISC Pesticide Clean Sweep Project designed to collect and dispose of suspended, canceled, banned, unusable, opened, unopened or just unwanted pesticides (herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, miticides, etc.) is being sponsored by the Office of Indiana State Chemist (OISC). This disposal service is free of charge up to 250 pounds per participant. Over 250 pounds there will be a $2.00 per pound charge. This is a great opportunity for you to legally dispose of unwanted products at little or no cost.

WHO: All public and private schools, golf courses, nurseries, farmers, ag dealers, general public, cities, towns, municipalities and county units of government or others receiving this notice are eligible to participate.

WHEN: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Local Time

WHERE: August 16, 2022: Ceres Solutions (Wabash County) 573 East 700 South, Wabash, Indiana 46992
August 17, 2022: Bartholomew County Solid Waste District  720 S. Mapleton Street, Columbus, Indiana 47201
August 18, 2022: Daviess County Highway Department. 5247 East 100 North, Montgomery, Indiana 47558
August 23, 2022: Davis Purdue Agricultural Center (DPAC) (Randolph County) 6230 IN-1, Farmland, Indiana 47340
August 24, 2022: Co-Alliance (Porter County) 210 East 400 South, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
August 25, 2022: Hendricks County Fairgrounds 1900 E. Main St., Danville, Indiana 46122

HOW: Complete the Clean Sweep Participant Form to the best of your ability. Mail, fax or e-mail the completed form to Nathan Davis at (765) 494-4331 or cleansweep@groups.purdue.edu  (located at https://oisc.purdue.edu/pesticide/clean_sweep.html) no later than Fri., August 5, 2021. Then bring your leak-free and safe-to-transport containers to the collection site. DO NOT mix materials. In case of an emergency, you should bring with you a list of products you are carrying and a contact phone number.

***Empty pesticide containers will not be accepted, please follow label directions for proper disposal of empty pesticide containers***

*NOTE: OISC reserves the right to cancel this Pesticide Clean Sweep Project if there is not adequate demand. Participants submitting the enclosed planning form by August 5, 2022 will be contacted immediately if cancellation is necessary.

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