Hazardous Waste Program
Missouri Pesticide Collection Program
From 2012 to 2014, the department's Missouri Pesticide Collection program collected more than 145,000 pounds of unwanted pesticide related wastes. In 2015, the department will again provide Missouri residents with a convenient, free opportunity to properly dispose of pesticides, herbicides, rodenticides and fungicides.
There were a total of four events held throughout the state in 2014 collecting approximately 22,000 pounds of unwanted pesticide related wastes.
2014 Collections Completed
Perryville, May 31, 2014: Event completed and collected 5,766 pounds of pesticide waste at Perry County Road and Bridge Department, 4803 N. Highway 51 in Perryville, MO 63775
Washington, July 26, 2014: Event completed and collected 2,646 pounds of pesticide waste at the City of Washington Public Works Building, 4 Chamber Drive, Washington, MO 63090
Marshfield, August 23, 2014: Event completed and collected 7,481 pounds of pesticide waste at Webco Custom Industries, 948 S. Prairie Lane, Marshfield, MO 65706
Shelbina, September 27, 2014: Event completed and collected 5,201 pounds of pesticide waste at Shelby County Fairgrounds, 6762 Highway 15, Shelbina, MO 63468
What was accepted?
|What was not accepted?|
All materials collected were managed as pesticide and herbicide waste and were field characterized, sampled (if necessary), segregated and placed into proper Department of Transportation shipping containers with approved labels and markings. The waste was transported and managed at an approved licensed disposal facility. Any materials brought to the collection events that were not clearly identifiable as pesticides or herbicides were not accepted.
Collection services will be overseen by the department’s Environmental Services Program and Hazardous Waste Program staff. For more information or questions on the pesticide collection program, contact C.J. Plassmeyer at 573-751-0616.