The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring collection events for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides. This year, the collections are happening in Erie, Greene and Van Wert counties on the following days and locations:
- August 17, 9AM – 3PM: Van Wert County
- Van Wert County Fairgrounds (Gate #3), 1055 S Washington St, Van Wert OH 45891
- August 24, 9AM – 3PM: Erie County
- 11001 US RT 250, Milan, OH 44846
- August 30, 9AM – 3PM: Greene County
- Greene County Fairgrounds, 120 Fairground Rd, Xenia OH 45385
The pesticide collection and disposal services are free of charge, but only farm chemicals will be accepted. Paint, antifreeze, solvents, and household or non-farm pesticides will not be accepted.
The pesticide collections are sponsored by ODA in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. To pre-register, or for more information, contact the Ohio Department of Agriculture at 614-728-6987.