Time to Dispose of Unwanted Pesticides – Vegetable Crops Hotline

Time to Dispose of Unwanted Pesticides

The Indiana Pesticide Clean Sweep Project is a great opportunity to legally dispose of unwanted chemicals. It is free of charge up to 250 pounds.

To dispose of pesticides, complete the 2017 Pesticide Clean Sweep Planning form (the form is attached to the newsletter) and mail, fax or e-mail the completed form to Kevin Neal at Purdue University. 175 South University Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2063, (765) 494-4331 (fax) or nealk@purdue.edu no latter than Monday, July 31, 2017. Then bring your labeled, leak free and safe to transport containers to the collection site. Do NOT mix materials.

Pesticides will be accepted from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm local time at the following dates and locations:

  • August 15, 2017: LaPorte County Fairgrounds in LaPorte, IN
  • August 16, 2017: Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds in Lafayette, IN
  • August 17, 2017: Grant County Fairgrounds in Marion, IN
  • August 22, 2017: Franklin County Fairgrounds in Brookville, IN
  • August 23, 2017: Greene County Fairgrounds in Bloomfield, IN
  • August 24, 2017: Hendricks County Fairgrounds in Danville, IN

More information about the project please refer to http://www.oisc.purdue.edu/pesticide/clean_sweep.html

Information provided by the Indiana State Chemist and Seed Commissioner’s office.


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