Free Disposal of Unusable Pesticides, Oct. 7

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You can dispose of unusable and waste pesticides, Oct. 7 in Maine, thanks to a project sponsored by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Board of Pesticides Control and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection.

The Obsolete Pesticides Collection Program is open to homeowners and family-owned farms and greenhouses.

Collections will occur at four sites: Presque Isle, Jonesboro, Augusta, and Portland.

Pre-registration is required by Monday, October 7, 2019 and unregistered drop-offs are not permitted.

To register and access important information about the temporary storage and transportation of obsolete pesticides, go to: http://www.thinkfirstspraylast.org, or call 207-287-2731.

Pesticides being accepted include: herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides and similar products used in agricultural production or around the home.

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