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Dates Set for Waste Pesticide Collections

South Carolina Department of Agriculture
Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner

Media Contacts: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191,


Dates Set for Waste Pesticide Collections

COLUMBIA, S.C. – 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Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is offering South Carolina residents the opportunity to safely dispose of outdated, unusable or unwanted pesticides.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 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 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 Dates and Locations:

May 22, 2019 – Calhoun County

Middling Cotton Company
3401 Bridge Street East
St Matthews, SC  29135
9:00 am – 2: 00 pm

May 23, 2019 – Berkeley County

Santee Cooper
1 Riverwood Drive
Moncks Corner, SC  29461
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

May 29, 2019 – Cherokee County

Fox Hollow Farm
131 Farmington Road
Gaffney, SC  29341
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

May 30, 2019 – Anderson County

Carolina Fresh Farms
3620 Highway 81 North
Anderson, SC  29621
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

For additional information contact SCDA’s John Stokes at 803-737-9696 or


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