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Waste Pesticide Disposal Collection Date & Location Set

South Carolina Department of Agriculture
Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner

Media Contact: Clint Leach;; 803-734-2210

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 28, 2017

Waste Pesticide Disposal Collection Date & Location Set

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is offering South Carolina residents the opportunity to safely dispose of outdated, unusable, or unwanted pesticides.

The pesticide and chemical program is open only to residents and farmers from any SC County. A SCDA representative will be on site to monitor pesticide collection and disposal, and will have final authority on acceptance of products.

  • Chemical and pesticide quantities accepted will be limited to 2500 pounds of solid and 300 gallons of liquid at no charge.
  • Pesticide products accepted include herbicides, insecticides, nematicides, fungicides and similar products used inagricultural production or around the home.
  • Rinsate will not be accepted.
  • Fertilizer will not be accepted unless it is combined or co-packed with a pesticide such as weed and feed.
  • No compressed gas cylinders (metal cylinder with a valve) or empty pesticide containers will be collected.
  • Collection events may be cancelled due to inclement weather and will be posted on SCDA’s website. Possible makeup dates will be announced at a later date.

Collection Date and Location:

October 7, 2017 – York County

York County Public Works (off Highway 5)

220 Public Works Road

York, SC 29745

8 am – 12 pm

For more information, contact SCDA’s John Stokes at 803-737-9696 or or Ken Webb with ECOFLO, Inc., the company handling the disposal, at 336-617-2733 or


Waste Pesticide Disposal Collection Dates & Locations Set- York County Press Release

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