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Lexington County Waste Pesticide Collection Event Scheduled

South Carolina Department of Agriculture
Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner

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


Lexington County Waste Pesticide Collection Event Scheduled

LEXINGTON, SC – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) and Lexington County will hold a household hazardous materials and pesticide collection on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at the White Knoll High School located at 5643 Platt Springs Road, Lexington.

Collection of unwanted and unused pesticides is open to residents and farmers of any South Carolina county. SCDA will be on site to monitor pesticide collection and disposal and will have final authority on acceptance of products.

Household hazardous materials other than pesticides will only be accepted from residents of Lexington County. Products from businesses will not be accepted.

Additional details include:

  • 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.

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


Lexington County Waste Pesticide Collection Event Scheduled Press Release (PDF)

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