SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) through the Pesticide Stewardship Partnership (PSP) is sponsoring a Free Waste Pesticide Collection Event. This event is an opportunity for landowners, farmers, and other commercial pesticide users to rid storage facilities of unwanted or unused pesticide products. Registration for this event is required by April 25, 2022.
When: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Simplot Grower Solutions, 1700 SW Fourth St., No. 4344, Ontario
Is there a limit on how many pesticides I can bring?
Quantities more than 1,000 lbs. must receive prior approval by calling 971.600.5073.
Who is eligible?
Landowners, Farmers, Commercial* and institutional pesticide users in the region. *Priority is given to forest and agricultural landowners.
What pesticides are accepted?
Legacy pesticides, soon to be prohibited pesticides, any pesticide in a damaged container (transport in a way that it does not leak — we will take the contaminated packing material), any pesticide that is unwanted (perhaps you changed cropping systems), Empty aluminum phosphide containers.
What materials are not accepted?
x Non-pesticidal chemicals, such as:
x Empty, plastic pesticide containers.