The NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program, a non-regulatory and cost-free program, in cooperation with the Moore County Cooperative Extension Service, will be sponsoring a Pesticide Collection Day on Thursday, April 12th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Triangle Chemical, 3272 Highway 5, Aberdeen NC. Taylor Williams, Moore County Cooperative Extension's Pesticide Coordinator is coordinating the collection with NCDA&CS.
Nearly all pesticide products will be accepted, including banned and out-dated pesticides. For pesticides with unreadable or missing labels, contact the Cooperative Extension office at (910) 947-3188 for instructions. Participants are asked to save any portion of the label to help identify the material to be disposed of. Unknown materials cannot be accepted.
For gas cylinders or containers greater than five gallons in size and for tips on transporting pesticides safely to the collection event, contact the extension office at (910) 947-3188 before the collection day for special instructions and information.
For more information, call (910) 947-3188.