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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Agricultural pesticide container recycling event on October 3rd, 2022

Empty plastic pesticide containers ready for recycling

Contra Costa County Department of Agriculture is hosting a recycling event for plastic agricultural pesticide and fertilizer containers in East County on Monday, October 3rd, 2022. Please call the Concord office at (925) 608-6600 to schedule an appointment. All containers must be triple-rinsed and dry, barrels must be cut in pieces, and lids, caps and bucket handles must be removed. Old, brittle, and unrinsed containers that aren't eligible for recycling will not be accepted at this event. Agricultural Biologists will be available on site to assist with sorting and piling the containers for recycling.   

More information is available on the event flyer below, or by contacting our office.

Event flyer with additional information
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