Welsh Water launch 2020 pesticide disposal scheme

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Welsh Water have relaunched its pesticide disposal scheme, following the success of the scheme in 2019.

The disposal scheme is free and confidential and provides the opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted, out of date or unlicensed pesticides and herbicides. The scheme covers all of Welsh Water's drinking water catchment area, which includes those areas in England as well.

If you took part in the 2019 disposal scheme you are still eligible to take part in 2020.

You must register for the scheme between 1st - 31st March 2020. Click here to sign up to receive an email, reminding you when the registration window has opened.

The scheme is available to farmers, growers and land managers.

What will be accepted?

  • Herbicide/weed killer
  • Sheep dip
  • Insecticide sprays
  • Slug pellets
  • Rodenticides
  • Fungicide sprays

What will not be accepted?

  • Oil
  • Veterinary medications
  • Waste oil
  • Farm yard effluent
  • Household pesticides and waste
For more information on the scheme, safe storage of chemicals, preparing for collection and more, visit the Welsh Water website

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