Pesticide Container Recycling

Agricultural Empty Pesticide Container Collection


The ASB operates the empty agricultural pesticide container site in partnership with Alberta Environment.
The collection site is located at the Three Hills Transfer Site SW-25-31-24-W4.
 
Only empty agricultural pesticide containers will be accepted if:
  • All containers are empty
  • Removed from cardboard boxes or other secondary container
  • Containers must be pressure or triple rinsed to remove all pesticide residue
  • All caps and labels removed from containers  

Obsolete pesticide and livestock medication collection program:
http://cleanfarms.ca/obsoletepesticidelivestock_AB.html


When pesticide containers are disposed of improperly, residue from these containers can contaminate the environment. As well, if the containers are burned, the plastic and the pesticide residue can emit toxic compounds that can have a negative impact on air quality. Burning also leaves toxic ashes that pollute the soil and groundwater.
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