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2022 OISC Clean Sweep

WHAT: An OISC Pesticide Clean Sweep Project designed to collect and dispose of suspended, canceled, banned, unusable, opened, unopened or just unwanted pesticides (herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, miticides, etc.) is being sponsored by the Office of Indiana State Chemist (OISC). This disposal
service is free of charge up to 250 pounds per participant. Over 250 pounds there will be a $2.00 per pound charge. This is a great opportunity for you to legally dispose of unwanted products at little or no cost.

WHO: All public and private schools, golf courses, nurseries, farmers, ag dealers, general public, cities, towns, municipalities and county units of government or others receiving this notice are eligible to participate.

WHEN: 9:00am to 3:00pm Local Time

WHERE:

August 16, 2022: Ceres Solutions (Wabash County), 573 East 700 South Wabash, Indiana 46992 (This is the closest location for Whitley County residents).

August 17, 2022: Bartholomew County Solid Waste District, 720 S. Mapleton Street Columbus, Indiana 47201
August 18, 2022: Daviess County Highway Department, 5247 East 100 North Montgomery, Indiana 47558
August 23, 2022: Davis Purdue Agricultural Center (DPAC) (Randolph County), 6230 IN-1 Farmland, Indiana 47340
August 24, 2022: Co-Alliance (Porter County), 210 East 400 South Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
August 25, 2022: Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 E. Main St. Danville, Indiana 46122

HOW: Complete the enclosed Pesticide Clean Sweep Participant Form to the best of your ability. Mail, fax or e-mail the completed form to Nathan Davis at 765-494-4331 or cleansweep@groups.purdue.edu no later than Fri., August 5, 2021. Then bring your leak free and safe to transport containers to the collection site. DO NOT mix materials. In case of an emergency, you should bring with you a list of products you are carrying and a contact phone number.
***Empty pesticide containers will not be accepted, please follow label directions for proper disposal of empty pesticide containers*


*NOTE: OISC reserves the right to cancel this Pesticide Clean Sweep Project if there is not adequate demand. Participants submitting the enclosed planning form by August 5, 2022 will be contacted immediately if cancellation is necessary.

 

**For more information, visit this page on the Office of the Indiana State Chemist website. 

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