The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will host a free pesticide collection event Oct. 10 at Farmers Elevator and Supply Co., 511 S. Center St. in Clinton.

The event is open to all Missouri farmers and households. To help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, all participants are asked to stay in their vehicles while waste is being offloaded.

Accepted items include:

Unwanted pesticides
Rodenticides
Dewormers
Fly tags
Fertilizers containing pesticide
Insecticides
Fungicides
Herbicides

Items not accepted include:

Paint
Explosives
Fire extinguishers
Yard waste
Electronics
Trash

Pesticides from businesses, pesticide production facilities, pesticide distributors, pesticide retailer.

The final pesticide collection event scheduled this year will be Oct. 24 at Greenway Equipment, 20919 State Hwy. 114 in Dexter.

More information about the Missouri Pesticide Collection Program is available online at dnr.mo.gov/env/hwp/pesticide.