Indiana Pesticide Clean Sweep Project – Facts for Fancy Fruit

Indiana Pesticide Clean Sweep Project

WHAT: An Indiana Pesticide Clean Sweep Project designed to collect and dispose of suspended, canceled, banned, unusable, opened, unopened or just unwanted pesticides (weed killers, 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, cities, towns, municipalities and county units of government or others receiving this notice are eligible to participate.

WHEN: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Local Time

WHERE: August 13, 2019: Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, IN
August 14, 2019: East Side Park/Daviess County 4-H Building in Washington, IN
August 15, 2019: Shelby County Fairgrounds in Shelbyville, IN
August 20, 2019: LaPorte County Fairgrounds in LaPorte, IN
August 21, 2019: Huntington County Fairgrounds in Huntington, IN
August 22, 2019: Hendricks County Fairgrounds in Danville, IN

HOW: Complete the Pesticide Clean Sweep Planning Form (see link below) to the best of your ability.
Mail, fax or e-mail the completed form to Garret Creason at 765-494-4331 or no later than Mon., August 1, 2019. Then bring your labeled, 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.

*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 1, 2019, will be contacted immediately if cancellation is necessary.

Robert D. Waltz, Ph.D. State Chemist & Seed Commissioner
Protecting Indiana’s Agriculture and Environment – Feed, Fertilizer, Pesticide and Seed
Purdue University 
175 South University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2063
Telephone (765) 494-1492 
Facsimile (765) 494-4331

Clean Sweep Planning Form 2019


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