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2015 Waste Pesticide Recovery Collection Dates & Locations Set

South Carolina Department of Agriculture
Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner

Media Contact: Aaron Wood, 803-734-2182,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 25, 2015

2015 Waste Pesticide Recovery Collection Dates & Locations Set

COLUMBIA, S.C. – SC Waste Pesticide Recovery Program dates and locations are set for the remainder of 2015.  The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is offering multiple opportunities across the state to safely dispose of old, outdated, unusable, or unwanted pesticides.

The pesticide and chemical collection program is open to all private, commercial, and non-commercial pesticide applicators in the state, as well as homeowners.  SCDA staff 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 in agricultural 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 Dates & Locations:

*October 3, 2015- York County *

York County Public Works (Off HWY 5)

220 Public Works Road, York, SC 29745

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.


October 6, 2015- Oconee County

Oakway Farm and Garden

6091 West Oak Highway, Westminster, SC 29693

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


October 7, 2015- Newberry County

ISE Newberry, DBA Newberry Feed

2431 Vincent Street, Newberry, SC  29108

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


October 8, 2015- Barnwell County

Clemson University Edisto Research and Education Center

64 Research Road, Blackville SC  29817

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


November 5, 2015- Charleston County

Carolina Eastern Outdoors

4744 Highway 162, Hollywood, SC  29449

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


November 6, 2015- Horry County

Horry County Clemson Extension Office

1949 Industrial Park Road, Conway, SC  29526

9 a.m.  – 3 p.m.


*November 7, 2015-Richland/Lexington County *

Spring Hill High School

11629 Broad River Road, Chapin, SC  29036

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.


*The pesticide portion of the York County Collection and the Spring Hill High School (Lexington/Richland County) will be only open to SC residents and farmers.  Pesticides will not be accepted from any type of commercial business or commercial applicator.

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




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