Free Pesticide Pick-Up Day
Do you have pesticides at your home, business or farm that you no longer need or use?
If your answer is âyes,â then youâll be interested to know that The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Serviceâs Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program, in cooperation with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Haywood County Extension Center and Haywood County Government, will be offering this Pesticide Collection Day for residents in Haywood County and the surrounding area.County Agricultural Extension Director Bill Skelton will be the local contact for the event. The Collection will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28, at the Haywood County Extension Centerâs parking lot, 589 Raccoon Road, Waynesville, NC.
Pesticides that will be accepted include the following: insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, fumigants, rodenticides and growth regulators. For pesticides with unreadable or missing labels, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office for 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.Other hazardous materials, such as paint, antifreeze, solvents, etc. will NOT be accepted at this collection day. Donât miss this great opportunity to get rid of your unwanted dusty old pesticides!For additional information, contact the Haywood County Extension Center, at phone 828-456-3575.