Free pesticide disposal set this week in southern Idaho
Farmers, ranchers dealers, professional applicators and homeowners who are storing unusable pesticides will have a safe, legal and free opportunity to dispose of them this week.
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture is conducting its annual fall unusable pesticide collections in Twin Falls, Gooding and Nampa.
Participation is free for the first 1,000 pounds of unusable pesticides per participant. Pesticides include herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, rodenticides or anything with “-cide” at the end of the name.
No fertilizer, micronutrients, paint, solvents or motor oil will be accepted.
Participants need to register the total number of pounds of pesticides they are disposing by calling the local ISDA field office or the Boise office.
Collections will take place between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the following locations:
• Twin Falls: Oct. 1, Twin Falls Canal Co., 357 Sixth Ave. West.
• Gooding: Oct. 2, Gooding Airport, 1945 Airport Road.
• Nampa: Oct. 3, Pickles Butte Landfill, 15500 Missouri Ave.