Hawaii Department of Agriculture

Pesticide Disposal program (PDp)

The Hawaii Department of Agriculture is asking for assistance in identifying and acquiring a collection site on Hawaii Island, Molokai, and Kauai. If you know a location that may be suitable for hosting a disposal event, please contact Adam Williams at (808) 973-9408 or adam.williams@hawaii.gov.

Provider: Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA)

 

 

Contractor: EnviroServices & Training Center

 

 

Status: Available on Hawaii Island (Kona and Hilo)

Completed events:

Maui: Friday, December 15, 2023

Oahu: Saturday, September 30, 2023

Kauai: Saturday, January 27, 2024

 

 

Registration Form Deadlines:

Hawaii Island (Kona and Hilo): Thursday March 14, 2024

Lanai: TBA

Molokai: TBA


The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) announced on Monday, July 11, 2023, the Pesticide Disposal Program (PDP). This program will be available on Hawaii Island, Maui, Molokai, Oahu, and Kauai. Currently, the program will be available on Hawaii Island. More information will become available for Molokai and Lanai.

 

This program provides FREE assistance to commercial entities seeking to dispose of canceled, suspended, unwanted, or unlabeled pesticides. EnviroServices & Training Center, HDOA’s contractor, will ensure the proper handling and disposal of pesticide waste. They will adhere to strict guidelines and industry best practices to ensure that every step of the disposal process is conducted safely and responsibly.

 

Please note that this is a FREE and CONFIDENTIAL program designed to help you safely dispose of canceled, suspended, unwanted, and unlabeled pesticides from commercial applicators. There is no catch, no red tape; your name and the materials you bring in will not be disclosed. NO ENFORCEMENT ACTION WILL BE TAKEN.

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA)

Pesticide Disposal Program Project Manager
Adam Williams

Phone Number: (808) 973-9408
Email: adam.williams@hawaii.gov

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Accepted Materials:

• Canceled, suspended, unwanted, unlabeled pesticides
• Insecticides
• Herbicides
• Fungicides
• Rodenticides
• Nematicides
• Bactericides
• Germicides
• Larvicides
• Algicides
• Biocides
• Lindane
• Toxaphene
• 2,4,5-T
• Glyphosate
• Acephate
• Deet

• Propoxur

• Miticides
• Molluscicides
• Ovicides
• Antifoulants
• Growth Regulators
• Swimming Pool Treatments
• DDT
• Silvex
• Heptachlor
• Dieldrin
• Metaldehyde
• Boric Acid
• Diazinon
• Dursban
• Malathion
• Plant Defoliants or Desiccants

Unaccepted Products:

• Pesticide devices
• Petroleum-based products
• Explosives and ammunition
• Medical waste
• Radioactive substances
• Tires
• Electronic wastes
• Food wastes
• Propane or butane cylinders
• Dioxins
• 2,4-5T (Agent Orange)
• Chlorinated hydrocarbons

• Fumigant canisters or cylinders
• Any automobile fluids
• Batteries
• Household hazardous (i.e., paint)
• Pesticide rinsate
• Fertilizers
• Spreader
• Sticker
• Wetting agents
• Surfactants
• Defoaming agents
• Drift control additives

Registration Form:

 

Participant Registration Form (PDF): This is a three-page registration form. Below we have outlined each page.

 

-Page 1: this page asks for general information regarding the participant

 

-Page 2 + 3: these pages provide space to list the pesticide(s) that are in need of disposal*

 

 

*If you require additional pages, you can use and submit additional copies of this form. This information is required for participation in the disposal program.

The exact location will only be provided to REGISTERED participants.

Additional Information:

 

Program Overview (PDF): For a general overview of the program details, the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) has created a Program Flyer.

 

Program Webpage: For updated information regarding the Pesticide Disposal Program (PDP), HDOA has created a page where they will post information.

 

Pesticide Transportation Safety Checklist (PDF): To help prepare participants on transporting their pesticides, HDOA has prepared a transportation safety checklist to review.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (PDF): For updated information regarding the Pesticide Disposal Program (PDP), HDOA has created a page where they will post information. Or you can visit their website for more FAQs. Click here to view this page.

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