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Pesticide Safety Education Program

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Hazardous Waste

Common Pesticides Regulated as Hazardous Waste

A pesticide is considered hazardous waste unless:  

  • It is discarded by residents as household waste

  • It is being beneficailly used

  • Legitimately recycled or reclaimed

  • Accumulated, stored, transported or treated, prior to recycling or reclamation

3745-52-70 Farmers.

Farmers are not requried to comply with these standards or rules if:  

  • The pesticides were used on farmer's agricultural commodity
  • Pesticide containers are triple rinsed in compliance with the Administrative Code
  • Pesticide residues are disposed of on farmers property according to pesticide label