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Special Pesticides Initiatives in NYS

The DEC Bureau of Pesticides Management has undertaken a number of special initiatives to protect pollinators, Long Island groundwater, and the environment from inappropriate pesticide storage, use and disposal.

CleanSweepNY (link leaves DEC website) - An Environmental Benefit Project for the removal of cancelled, unwanted, unusable, or otherwise obsolete pesticides and other chemicals. The program targets farmers, commercial pesticide applicators, and schools. Homeowners are not eligible, and should dispose of unwanted pesticides and other chemicals through a local Household Hazardous Waste Program.


More about Special Pesticides Initiatives in NYS:

  • Mosquito Control - Find mosquito control requirements for New York State including a list of registered pesticide products and commercial application requirements.
  • Pollinator Protection - Pollinator Protection initiatives in New York State.
  • Long Island Pesticide Pollution Prevention Strategy - A pesticide pollution prevention approach for protecting Long Island's groundwater as well as meeting the pest management needs of the agricultural, residential, and commercial sectors.
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