Pesticide Collection Day

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Do you have pesticides at your home or farm that you no longer need or use? If your answer is ‘yes’, then you’ll be interested in the free Pitt County Pesticide Collection Day on Wednesday, April 6, 2022.
The Pitt County Extension Office, in cooperation with the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program, a NON-Regulatory and Cost-Free program, will be offering this Pesticide Collection Day for residents in Pitt County and surrounding North Carolina counties.
Mitch Smith, Agricultural Extension Agent will be the local contact for the event. This collection will occur from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Pitt County Agricultural Center. This site is located at 403 Government Circle, Greenville, N.C.
Nearly all pesticide products will be accepted at this amnesty collection event, including banned and out-dated pesticides. For pesticides with unreadable or missing labels, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 252-902-1709 for specific instructions. Please save any portion of the label to help identify the material so you can be assisted with disposal. Unknown materials cannot be accepted. Fertilizers, motor oil, bleach, or ammonia should not be submitted for collection at this event.
For pressurized pesticide gas cylinders or containers greater than 5 gal in size, please contact the Extension Office BEFORE the Collection Day for special instructions and information. For tips on transporting the pesticides safely to the Collection event, pleased also contact the Extension Office.
This collection event only happens about once every few years in each county! Don’t miss this pesticide collection opportunity in Pitt County co-sponsored by NCDA&CS and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. For more information contact Mitch Smith, Agricultural Extension Agent at 252-714-1445.