**Still time to register** CleanSweepNY is coming in November 2008
CleanSweepNY is an opportunity to dispose of unwanted and/or obsolete pesticides and chemicals. This opportunity is directed at agriculture, professional certified applicators, marinas, schools, golf courses, cemeteries, etc...
CleanSweepNY is administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and is supported by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and Cornell Cooperative Extension.
Targeted Counties: Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Orange, Delaware, Ulster and Sullivan Counties. Others may participate, however, no onsite collections will be included in non-targeted counties.
When: During the week of Nov. 3, 2008. Pre-registration is required by October 20th
Where: The Fall 2008 CleanSweepNY collection sites are at the following locations (Click Facility link below to view map):
November 3rd and 4th
3233 Route 6
November 5th and 6th
Near Westchester County Airport
Corner of New King Street/Route 120
(No Physical Address)
11 Quarry Street
Why: To provide safe and economical disposal of unwanted or unregistered pesticides and other chemicals. Elimination of potential hazards to first responders and HazMat team members. Elimination of potential for environmental contamination.
Properly rinsed HDPE-2 ag plastics will be inspected on-site and accepted for recycling free of charge. Metal containers will not be accepted during the collection.
Cost: No charge to farmers. All others receive free 100 lb pesticide benefit. All non-pesticide disposal costs are on a per-pound basis at a nominal fee. Specific disposal costs can be viewed on Cost Structure page.
How: Pre-registration is mandatory. Registration packets will be mailed out via USPS upon request. Call 1-877-793-3769 to request a packet.
There is no enforcement potential for any product turned in as part of this collection program. Nine CleanSweepNY efforts have been conducted throughout New York State and 1,376 have registered with NO enforcement of any kind to any participant. Please do the right thing and participate!