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Region VIII Solid Waste Authority

Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Service

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WASTE PESTICIDE DROP OFF EVENT

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the Region VIII Solid Waste Authority, the West Virginia Farm Bureau Federation and the Grant County Commission, will be accepting free of charge, waste pesticides.

 

Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 9 am to 3 pm at Tri-County Fair Grounds, Petersburg WV

 

Acceptable Items:  Anything Classified as a pesticide, including:

                                  Insecticide-Products used to eliminate ants, roaches, termites, and other common household insects.                                                          Also used to control insects in lawns and gardens.

                                  Herbicide-Products used to eliminate unwanted plants in lawns and gardens.

                                  Rodenticide-Products used to eliminate rodents.  May resemble pet food or bird seed.

                                  Fungicide-Products that control the growth of fungi, mold or mildew.

                                  Bactericide-Products used to control bacteria.

                                  Larvicide-Products used to control insects that are in the larval stage of life, such as larva, grubs,                                                                 maggots and caterpillars.  These products are most commonly used to control mosquitos.

                                  Aerosol Cans-Products such as wasp and hornet sprays and insect repellents.

                                  Weed & Feed-Fertilizer that includes a herbicide in the formula.

                                  Canceled Pesticides-Products that are no longer on the market.

 

                Unacceptable Items:

                       Pressurized Cylinders, Paint, Gasoline/Propane, Motor Oil, Cleaning Products, Medications, Any other                                       chemicals not classified as a pesticide.