North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, in cooperation with the Clay County Extension, will be offering a Pesticide Collection Day for residents in Clay, Cherokee, Graham and surrounding counties. The local site manager will be Keith Wood, Agricultural Extension Agent for Cherokee County. Collection will be Tuesday, August 29th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Clay County Extension office.
Any out dated or unwanted pesticides will be accepted for disposal. No products with unknown identities, products that are unlabeled or products not in pesticide containers will be accepted. For liquid pesticide containers larger than 5 gal or for unlabeled pesticides, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office for special directions on bringing these products to the collection event. No gas cylinders or paints will be accepted at the event. Contact the Extension Office for more information. Don’t miss this opportunity in Clay County. For more information contact Keith Wood at the County Extension Center at 837-2210×2 or Julie Lyvers in the Clay County office 389-6305.