Idaho State Dept. of Agriculture’s pesticide disposal program

Idaho State Dept. of Agriculture’s pesticide disposal program

By Philip Morrow. CREATED Apr 15, 2013

Southwestern and northern Idaho agricultural producers, dealers, applicators and homeowners who are storing unusable pesticides will have a safe, legal and free opportunity to dispose of them this May when the Idaho State Department of Agriculture conducts pesticide disposal collections in Nampa, Weiser, Lewiston and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Participation is free for the first 1,000 pounds of unusable pesticides per participant. Anyone with unusable herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and rodenticides should bring them to the closest collection site between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on the date and location listed below (sorry no fertilizer, micronutrients, paint, solvents or motor oil can be accepted).

The disposals will take place from 9am-1pm at the following locations and dates: 

  • May 6th: Pickles Butte Landfill, 15500 Missouri Ave., Nampa, ID
  • May 7th: Idaho Department of Transportation Yard, 550 Indian Head Road, Weiser, ID
  • May 8th: Nez Perce County Fairgrounds, 1229 Burrell Rd, Lewiston, ID
  • May 9th: Coeur d’Alene Transfer Station, 3650 Ramsey Rd, Coeur d’Alene, ID

For more information about the collections, please call (208) 332-8628, (208) 332-8605 or visit http://www.agri.idaho.gov.