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How to dispose of pesticides?
Disposal of Pesticides. Pesticides need to be disposed of properly to prevent accidents and to protect the environment. If you have unwanted pesticide products, store them safely and dispose of them as soon as you can. Dispose of pesticides as instructed on the product label. Look for the Storage and Disposal statement on your pesticide label.
How do you dispose of toxic chemicals?
These toxic chemicals need to go to a treatment facility or hazardous waste collection site. Even empty containers need to be cleaned and disposed of properly, as they still contain small amounts of residue.
Are pesticides hazardous waste?
Some, but not all, pesticides are regulated as hazardous waste when disposed. Read more about hazardous waste disposal. The Universal Waste regulations ease requirements for certain hazardous wastes, including pesticides, for those who generate and transport them.
What can I do with my old pesticides?
CleanFARMS has made it easy for farmers, who can drop off their obsolete pesticides at a designated collection site at no charge. In Ontario and Alberta, Collection Sites will be operating in October. In Newfoundland, Collection Sites will be operating in November. What products will be accepted?