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



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.

Students completing this module will:

  • 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.

Successful completion of this module will earn New York State DEC certified pesticide applicators 0.5 Core recertification credits.

*If you are certified in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, or West Virginia, check the appropriate state-specific credit information page under the "Store Menu" to confirm approval and recertification credit values.

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

Price: $15.00