Pesticide collection day March is 15

Columbus County Extension Director Dr. Dalton Dockery has announced that pesticide collection day is scheduled n March 15 at the NC Cooperative Extension Office, located at 45 Government Complex Road in Whiteville.

Pesticides will be collected from 10-2 p.m. This is a free service and all pesticides will be accepted with the exception of the following items.

Unlabeled containers, 30-35 gallon containers and mini bulk containers will be accepted on case-by-case basis.

The following items will not be accepted: non-pesticide HHW materials (paints, oil, gas, explosives, drugs), cylinders-hard metal casing, mini bulks.

Anyone who has questions should contact Dockery at 640-6605.