Mielke) – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring
says farmers, ranchers, pesticide dealers and applicators, government
agencies and homeowners should bring any unusable pesticides to any
of the 12 Project Safe Send collections in July and August.
the past 25 years, thousands of people have brought 4.3 million
pounds of these chemicals to Project Safe Send,” Goehring said. “It
is a safe, simple and non-regulatory program that helps people safely
and legally get rid of unusable pesticides at no charge.”
program accepts old, unusable or banned pesticides, including
herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides and fungicides. The collected
pesticides are shipped out of state for incineration. Project
Safe Send is funded through product registration fees paid by
your storage areas for any unusable pesticides and safely set them
aside for Project Safe Send,” Goehring said. “If the containers
are deteriorating or leaking, pack them in larger containers with
absorbent materials. Free heavy-duty plastic bags are available from
the North Dakota Department of Agriculture if needed.”
with more than 1,000 pounds of pesticides should pre-register one
week prior to delivery. No other pre-registration is required. A
maximum of 20,000 pounds of pesticides per participant will be
accepted. Pesticide rinse water and empty containers are no longer
pre-register, obtain plastic bags
or for more information, contact Jeremiah Lien at the North Dakota
Department of Agriculture at 701-425-3016 or
collections will run from 8 a.m. to noon local time at the North
Dakota Department of Transportation facilities in the following
12 Ashley 520 Seventh St.
13 Bismarck 218 S. Airport
14 Hettinger 121 First St.
17 Dickinson 1700
Third Ave. W. Ste 101
18 Tioga 425
Second St. SE
19 Minot 1305 Highway 2
20 Harvey 501 Jackson Ave.
25 Wyndmere 7775 Highway
26 Valley City 1524 Eighth
1 Devils Lake 1905 Schwan Ave.
2 Langdon 10424 Highway 5
3 Larimore 1524 Towner