Department of Agriculture announces free pesticide collection in Sparks April 25, 2015

SPARKS, Nev. - The Nevada Department of Agriculture is sponsoring a free pesticide collection day in Sparks on Saturday, April 25, 2015.

Take this opportunity to properly discard old, unwanted and unusable pesticides. All applicators including nursery operators, landscapers, licensed pest control operators, farmers, ranchers and other pesticide users, including homeowners, are eligible. 

Products that will be accepted: insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, rodent baits and other pesticides. 

The following products will not be accepted:  batteries, motor oil, antifreeze, degreasers, pesticide rinsate and fertilizers and nutrients that do not contain pesticide active ingredients.

Pre-registration is encouragedPlease contact:

Bret Allen at 775-353-3715 or

Location:  Rail City Garden Center:  1720 Brierley Way, Sparks, NV 89434

Date:  Saturday, April 25, 2015

Time:  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This program is sponsored by the Nevada Department of Agriculture Environmental Services Program.

For more information, read our Fact Sheet