Clean Sweep 2021 – Vegetable Crops Hotline

Clean Sweep 2021

WHAT:  An Indiana Pesticide Clean Sweep Project designed to collect and dispose of suspended, canceled, banned, unusable, opened, unopened or just unwanted pesticides (weed killers, 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, 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 17, 2021: Elkhart County Solid Waste, 59530 County Rd 7, Elkhart, IN
August 18, 2021: Fountain County Fairgrounds, 476 US Hwy 136, Veedersburg, IN
August 19, 2021: Knox County Fairgrounds, 11728 IN-67, Bicknell, IN
August 24, 2021: Harrison County Fairgrounds, 341 S Capitol Ave, Corydon, IN
August 25, 2021: Union County Co-Op, 101 W. Campbell St, Liberty, IN
August 26, 2021: Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 E Main St, Danville, IN

HOW:  Complete the enclosed Pesticide Clean Sweep Planning 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 no later than Fri., August 6, 2021. Then bring your labeled, 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.

COVID-19 Guidelines: When you arrive to drop off materials please stay in your vehicle and a team member will check you in. We will be unloading one vehicle at a time to maintain physical distancing.

*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 6, 2021 will be contacted immediately if cancellation is necessary.

Clean sweep form.

Clean sweep form.

 

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