Core Level Module 21 Proper Pesticide Disposal (0.5 credit in NY)



Proper Pesticide Disposal

As an applicator you have two disposal problems. First you must safely dispose of surplus pesticides concentrated or tank mixed that you have no use for or cannot store. Secondly, you must safely dispose of empty pesticide containers. Careless disposal practices are a common cause of pesticide misuse and environmental contamination. Take the time to dispose of surplus pesticides and empty containers carefully and legally. Never give empty containers away for any purpose.

Goals of This Chapter

  • Learn the importance of preventing pesticide surplus.
  • Know what to do in case you have a pesticide surplus.
  • Understand and learn the steps taken to properly dispose of pesticide containers.
  • Learn proper procedure for triple-rinsing containers and equipment.

FACTS ABOUT this Module: This module is approved in New York for 0.5 Core recertification credits. You must be logged in and working in the course activities for a minimum of 30 minutes. The credits are earned after completing the Pre-Test, reading and studying the content of the module, then successfully completing the Post-Test. The last thing is to click on the certificate function. A temporary certificate generated. An official certificate will be mailed to you.

*If you are certified in one of these states: Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, or West Virginia, you can check the state specific information page to confirm approval and recertification credit value.

*Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, and Connecticut have approved all DLC courses and awards the same credits as New York.

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