Stearns County Offers Pesticide Container Drop-Off Sites
ST. CLOUD -- Stearns County is working to get empty pesticide containers recycled and out of the hands of farmers and businesses.
There are two drop-off locations you can use. The first drop-off location is at the CentraSota Co-Op in Albany. You must drop off the containers before Friday, August 22nd. The other location is at the Paynesville Farmers Union Co-Op. The deadline to drop off containers there is before Friday, August 29th.
All containers should be cleaned, triple-rinsed, caps removed and all labels and plastic removed. The containers must be #2 HDPE.
The collection is open to all pesticide users.
If you have any questions, you can contact the Stearns County Ag Inspector at the county's highway department.