Indiana Pesticide Clean Sweep Project – Facts for Fancy Fruit

Indiana Pesticide Clean Sweep Project

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/       9:00am to 3:00pm Local Time

WHERE:     August 14, 2018: Steuben County Fairgrounds in Angola, IN

August 15, 2018: Jasper County Fairgrounds in Rensselaer, IN

                  August 16, 2018: Henry County Fairgrounds in New Castle, IN

                  August 21, 2018: Gibson County Fairgrounds in Princeton, IN

August 22, 2018: Washington County Fairgrounds in Salem, IN

                  August 23, 2018: Hendricks County Fairgrounds in Danville, IN


HOW:         Complete the Pesticide Clean Sweep Planning Form (available at this link: 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, 2016.  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, 2016 will be contacted immediately if cancellation is necessary.


Share This Article
It is the policy of the Purdue University that all persons have equal opportunity and access to its educational programs, services, activities, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or status as a veteran. Purdue is an Affirmative Action Institution. This material may be available in alternative formats. 1-888-EXT-INFO Disclaimer: Reference to products in this publication is not intended to be an endorsement to the exclusion of others which may have similar uses. Any person using products listed in this publication assumes full responsibility for their use in accordance with current directions of the manufacturer.