2023 OISC Clean Sweep Pesticide Disposal

An OISC Clean Sweep Pesticide Disposal Program 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.

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

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


August 15, 2023: Wayne County Fairgrounds

August 16, 2023: Jackson County Fairgrounds

August 17, 2023: Elkhart County Solid Waste

August 22, 2023: Posey County Co-Op (Gibson County)

August 23, 2023: Newton County Highway Department

August 24, 2023: Hendricks County Fairgrounds

HOW: Complete a Clean Sweep Pesticide Disposal Participant Form to the best of your ability. Mail, e-mail cleansweep@groups.purdue.edu or fax the completed form to Nathan Davis at 765-494-4331 no later than Wed., August 9, 2023. Questions may be directed to Nathan at 765-494-7108. Then bring your leak free and safe to transport containers to the collection site. DO NOT mix materials.

If you have any questions feel free to contact Nathan Davis (davi1280@purdue.edu), Pesticide Investigator and Clean Sweep Program Coordinator for the Office of Indiana State Chemist https://oisc.purdue.edu/pesticide/clean_sweep.html

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 9, 2023 will be contacted immediately if cancellation is necessary.


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