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Operation Cleansweep Pesticide Collection


Statewide Pesticide Pick-up

Free Pesticide Pick UpThe purpose of Operation Cleansweep is to offer a safe, convenient, and cost effective mechanism for agricultural operations, golf courses, and pest control companies to properly dispose of canceled, suspended, and unusable pesticides.  FDACS is preparing for the first pick-up run to be organized and held in November of 2014.  Operation Cleansweep is a mobile pesticide collection program at NO COST for the first 500 lbs. for:

  • Farms/Groves
  • Nurseries
  • Pest Control Services
  • Greenhouses
  • Forestry
  • Golf Courses

*Pesticide manufacturers/distributors can participate at the contracted rate.

For the specifics of the program please see the following: 

Operation Cleansweep Guidelines 2014-2015

Cleansweep website: http://www.dep.state.fl.us/waste/categories/cleansweep-pesticides/

What to Do to Participate

1.  The entity requesting a pickup should call-in or download the following pickup request form:

Toll-Free Number: (877) 851-5285


2.  Attach the completed form to an email sent to the following address to be placed on the list.

Email: Cleansweep@freshfromflorida.com

3.  From there, the contractor will contact them when they are scheduled to be in that area.  If an entity has more than one location, they need to fill out a separate form for each location.

4.  The contractor will come to the location and pick up the pesticides, so the entity will not have to worry about taking it anywhere.

For more information, contact:

Shannon Turner
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
3125 Conner Blvd., Ste N
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Toll-Free 1-877-851-5285



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