Pesticide Collection Event to be Held in Molalla

Disposing of old, unusable pesticides can be costly and difficult.

Disposing of old, unusable pesticides can be costly and difficult. (Photo: Anna Rankin)

This event is now full. We’re happy to saw that we have allocated all of the monies provided to the District by Department of Environmental Quality for this collection event. Thank you to everyone who shared this information and who chose to participate. We’re pleased to help reduce the amount of pesticides in Clackamas County and the Lower Willamette Watershed.

Register to participate in a FREE Agricultural Pesticide Collection Event on Friday, June 1, 2018 in Molalla!

This is a great opportunity for producers and other commercial and institutional pesticide users in Clackamas County to safely and anonymously dispose of old, unused, or restricted pesticides that can be difficult and expensive to get rid of.

This collection event is for waste agricultural pesticides and pesticide containers. Pesticides include: insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, as well as surfactants and adjuvants that are mixed with pesticides.

While the event’s intent is to focus on the Pudding River Watershed, all producers in the Northern Willamette Valley are eligible and encouraged to participate.

Anonymous Pesticide Collection Registration

You must pre-register with the disposal service so they are prepared to receive your chemicals. Due to limited funding this event is first reserved, first served. Complete and send application by mail, fax, or e-mail to Clean Harbors Environmental by May 25, 2018. After that date, call Clean Harbors for any open reservations.

Download Application/Registration Forms:

Registration Form Pesticide Collection Event June 1 2018 Molalla
Registration Form Pesticide Collection Event June 1 2018 Molalla
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Submit Registration Forms to:
Clean Harbors Environmental Services
16540 SE 130th Ave. Clackamas OR 97015
E-mail or FAX: (503) 655-3952

Mike Mason at Clean Harbors Environmental Services will answer questions about pre-registration and disposal. Contact Mike at (971) 401-0367 or by email.

Pesticide Status

It is time to spring clean your pesticide storage area! (Photo: Anna Rankin)

If you need to check the status of a pesticide, call: Oregon Department of Agriculture at 503-986-4635

If you are having trouble identifying the active ingredient of a pesticide, or are concerned about leaking or degraded containers, please contact Lisa Kilders at 503-210-6002 so she can direct you to a resource for technical assistance.

Plastic Container Recycle

This event will also accept clean, “dirt and residue free”, triple-rinsed or pressure washed plastic containers.

Check this website for information on preparing containers to recycle.

All size containers up to 55-gallon capacity plastic drums can be accepted. Containers need to be made from high density polyethylene (HDPE) and embossed with recycling symbol #2.

No pre-registration is needed for dropping off empty, triple-rinsed pesticide containers. This is a free service.

Questions on plastic container recycling? Please contact Agri-Plas Inc. at 503-390-2381 or send them a message.

Sponsors

This event is sponsored by Clackamas SWCD, Pudding River Watershed Council, Marion SWCD, City of Molalla, and the Oregon Departments of Agriculture and Environmental Quality.

Pesticide Stewardship Partnership

For more on our efforts to protect water from being contaminated with pesticides, visit our Pesticide Stewardship Partnership page.

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