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Pesticide Container Preparation

Pesticide Container Preparations

  • Diagram of how to cut a 30-55 gallon drumOnly HDPE #2 pesticide container plastic can be accepted for the program.
  • Container preparation:
    • Containers must be empty with no remaining pesticide.
    • Containers must be triple-rinsed or power washed.
    • Label booklets removed.
    • Lids and foil liners removed.
  • 30 and 50 gallon containers must be cleaned as listed above and cut into eight pieces for recycling.

For more information on container preparation, see our brochure  here