2019 Pesticide Disposal Scheme

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Dwr Cymru are running a free and confidential pesticide disposal scheme across all of Wales. This scheme allows professional users to safely and confidentially dispose of unwanted, out-of-date or now unlicensed pesticides and other chemicals.

How you can take part?

1. Register with Dwr Cymru during the registration window - Wednesday 14th August until 5pm on Monday 30th September.

2. Dwr Cymru will confirm your eligibility in the initiative.

3. Your details will be passed to a third party contractor to ensure confidentiality.

4. Dwr Cymru's third party contractor will be in touch to arrange a suitable date and time for collection.

What will be accepted?

Details of accepted pesticides and full customer eligibility will be posted here in advance of the registration window opening.

Why is Dwr Cymru/Welsh Water offering this service?

Even the most organised of land managers can find themselves with an out of date or now unlicensed product which can be difficult or expensive to dispose of correctly. We know that pesticides form an essential and everyday role in the agricultural community. However, if stored, used or disposed of incorrectly, they can have a devastating impact on people, water and wildlife. By providing this free and confidential scheme across Wales, we are working with land managers to reduce the risk of pollution and safeguard raw water quality before it reaches our water treatment works.


Last edited: 12:04 on August 14, 2019

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