Safe Disposal of Pesticides

Pesticides must be handled, used and disposed of properly. The first thing to do when getting rid of unwanted pesticide products or containers is to read the label – it may provide disposal procedures that must be followed.

Empty Commercial or Restricted Pesticide Containers

Commercial pesticide containers must be appropriately rinsed, and may be taken to a container collection site for recycling. For instructions on how to properly rinse containers, and a list of empty container recycling sites in B.C.: