Pesticide Containers

Pesticide containers
Recycled container plastic is repurposed for things such as pallets and culvert piping. (UNL PSEP file photo)

Pesticide Container Recycling Continues in 2023

June 1, 2023
Nebraska's private and commercial applicators can safely and responsibly dispose of their pesticide containers free of charge through the state recycling program this year.

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Clyde Ogg, coordinator of the Pesticide Safety Education Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, helps load cleaned pesticide containers for transportation to a recycling facility. (File photo: Pesticide Safety Education Program)
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Pesticide containers should be thoroughly rinsed and recycled, rather than put in the landfill.

Pesticide Container Recycling Available at 24 Sites in 2016

April 6, 2016

Nebraska’s voluntary pesticide container recycling program has reason to shout. Now in its 25th year, the program has recycled more than 2.27 million pounds of pesticide containers since 1991.

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