REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (July 1, 2022) – The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring three collection events for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides. This year, the collections are happening in VanWert, Erie and Greene counties on the following days and locations:
- August 17, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Van Wert County, VanWert County Fairgrounds, Gate 3
1055 South Washington Street, VanWert, Ohio 45891
- August 24, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Erie County, Across from Ehove Career Center
11001 US RT 250, Milan, Ohio 44846
- August 30, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Greene County, Greene County Fairgrounds
120 Fairground Road, Xenia, Ohio 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.