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The Ag Container Recycling Council (ACRC) is an industry funded not-for-profit organization that safely collects and recycles agricultural crop protection, animal health and specialty pest control product containers (Jugs and Drums).
ACRC Calculation of Overall Recycling Rate of Plastic Used for Packaging Liquid Formulated Pesticide
ACRC Surveys States Regarding Open Burning of Pesticide Containers
Pesticide Container Recycling Levels Hit New High for Sixth Straight Year
Pesticide Container Recycling Promotional Materials Available
Jon Entine Delivers Keynote Addressing GMOs, Chemicals and Modern Agriculture at the TPSA Annual Conference
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Pesticide Container Recycling Levels Hit New High for Fifth Straight Year
In 2014, a record 9,874,300 pounds of pesticide containers were collected and recycled. This represents an 8 % increase over 2013.
Post-Use Management of IBCs
While IBCs; aka mini-bulks or totes, are not part of the ACRC container recycling program, we do try to assist the USEPA and The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) in their efforts to promote best management practices and provide information to users on “the right thing to do.”
N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA & CS): Exemplary Support of Pesticide Container Recycling
In 1993, the North Carolina General Assembly enacted legislation creating the Pesticide Environmental Trust Fund (PETF). This law requires companies registering pesticide products in North Carolina to pay an additional $25 or $50 environmental assessment fee for each brand registered with the N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA & CS).
Congratulations to The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) Award Recipients
The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance believes it is important to showcase outstanding efforts in pesticide stewardship and annually recognizes people, teams, organizations and businesses for excellence.
State by State Total Pounds Recycled 1993-2014
ACRC Leadership Torch Passed
Every two years the ACRC transitions its Vice-Chair into the Chair position and elects a new Vice-Chair.
ACRC has thousands of farmers and applicators nationwide that participate in our free recycling programs. The ACRC is fully funded by our member companies and affiliates that formulate, produce, package and distribute crop protection and other pesticide products.
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