Clean Sweep 2020 - Collection and disposal of unwanted Pesticides

“Clean Sweep 2020” – Collection and disposal of unwanted Pesticides

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:  9:00am to 3:00pm Local Time

WHERE:

  • August 18, 2020: Noble County Fairgrounds, 580 Fair St. Kendallville, IN
  • August 19, 2020: White County Fairgrounds, 12 N 25 E Reynolds, IN
  • August 20, 2020: Hancock County Fairgrounds, 620 Apple St. Greenfield, IN
  • August 25, 2020: Decatur County Fairgrounds, 545 S CR 200 W Greensburg, IN
  • August 26, 2020: Dubois County Fairgrounds, 4157 S St Rd 162 Huntingburg, IN
  • August 27, 2020: Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 E Main St. Danville, IN

HOW: Click here for a Pesticide Clean Sweep Planning Form

You can also call Clark County Extension and request for a form to be mailed to you. Mail, fax or e-mail the completed form to Garret Creason at 765-494-4331 or gcreaso@purdue.edu no later than Monday, August 10, 2020. 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. Our team will be unloading one vehicle at a time to maintain physical distancing. If you must exit your vehicle, face masks are encouraged.

*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 10, 2020 will be contacted immediately if cancellation is necessary.

Purdue is an equal access/equal opportunity University

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Event Date 08-10-2020
Event End Date 08-10-2020

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