Second Round of the 2013 SC Waste Pesticide Recovery Collection Dates- June 11-14

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) has scheduled the dates and locations for the 2013 SC Waste Pesticide Recovery Program. The second round collection will be held June 11-14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Ridgeland, Orangeburg, Kingstree, and Florence. The program is designed to make it easy for South Carolina farmers, foresters, nurserymen, golf course operators, and custom applicators to safely dispose of old, outdated, unusable, or unwanted pesticides. The goal is to increase proper management and disposal of unwanted pesticides.
The collection dates and locations for this week include:

June 11, 2013 – Jasper County
Jasper County Farmers Market
9935 Jacob Smart Blvd., South (Hwy. 17)
Ridgeland, SC 29936
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
 

June 12, 2013 – Orangeburg County
Mixon Seed Company
1438 Joe S. Jeffords Hwy.
Orangeburg, SC 29115
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
 

June 13, 2013 – Williamsburg County
Carolina Eastern, Inc.
21 County Camp Road
Kingstree, SC 29556
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


June 14, 2013 – Florence County
Pee Dee State Farmers Market
2513 West Lucas St.
Florence, SC 29501
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
 

Program Guidelines:
? No fertilizers, household chemicals, compressed gas cylinders or empty containers will be accepted.
 

? Pesticides include insecticides, herbicides, nematicides, fungicides and other similar products used in commercial agricultural production.
 

For more details, visit http://agriculture.sc.gov/wastepesticiderecovery  or contact John Stokes at 803-737-9696, jstokes@scda.sc.gov, or Dan Schweitzer with MXI Environmental Services, the company handling the disposal, at 804-932-9530, dans@mxiinc.com.


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