General Guidelines for Preparing
|Items we will accept are:
Food & beverage bottles - Rinsed, lids removed.
|| Oil & Oil Filters
|| Placed in a
container, which is free from other materials to avoid
contamination oil. These items must be dropped off during
|| Aluminum cans.
|| Rinsed, free
of liquid and foreign material.
|| Egg cartons, meat trays, etc – Separated from other plastics.
|| Plastic Bottles and Milk Jugs
||Rinsed, flattened, lids and rings removed.
|| Clean and dry
Plastic Pesticide Container
Washington County has a recycling program in place,
which allows farmers and commercial applicators to recycle their
plastic pesticide containers.
All pesticide containers must be triple rinsed in
accordance with the label. It is best if the containers are rinsed
at the time you fill the sprayer and the rinse water is added to the
We them bale these containers and a recycling company
picks them up. They are chipped and the chipped containers are used
to make plastic products such as pallets, board, posts, parking
blocks, picnic tables and park benches.
Always read and follow label directions when applying
herbicides and disposing of chemical containers.
Farmer Used Oil
Farmers in Washington County can take advantage of
used oil and filter recycling program just by calling our office.
offers each farmer an opportunity to participate in the program.
Just give us a call and we will pick-up your 55 gallons drum and
replace it with ours to be filled again. Please do not mix
anti-freeze, cleaners or gasoline in your oil to prevent commingling
of the oil.
If we can assist
you with management of your used oil and filters, give our office a
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