Order Educational Materials
The ACRC has available a selection of educational materials to promote container stewardship and to raise public awareness on the benefits of recycling. All materials are available upon request.
To order materials, please call us TOLL FREE at 877-952-2272.
1) Pesticide Container Recycling DVD
This DVD includes the following instructional videos:
ACRC Video: Pesticide Container Recycling Overview
In addition to including valuable training lessons, this video shows the environmental and resource conservation value of pesticide container recycling and the resulting end products. The video is a valuable tool for promoting container recycling and educating stakeholders concerning each step in the recycling process from triple or pressure rinsing to end use. Available in English and Spanish editions.
ACRC Video: Inspecting
This instructive video explains how to inspect containers brought in for recycling. It discusses the recycling site, protection needed while inspecting containers, and building relationships with clients. It also highlights the granulation process and shows some of the end-products made from recycled high-density polyethylene HDPE plastic.
ACRC Video: Pesticide Removal
This 18-minute video explains why crop protection product recycling is important, and fully illustrates how to rinse containers of different sizes using both the triple-rinsing or pressure-rinsing methods. The criteria for acceptable containers are also discussed.
2) ACRC Brochure
This four page color guide tells you all you need to know to recycle your containers!
Download the PDF "preview" version of this brochure from our Resource Library.
3) ACRC Inspection Checklist
For Recycling Crop Protection Product Containers (English/Spanish). This useful handout (8.5" x 11") provides a detailed checklist of how to prepare and examine containers for recycling. Full color photos illustrate containers that are both acceptable and non-acceptable. The types of containers accepted by the ACRC are also discussed.
Download PDF versions of this checklist from our Resource Library.
4) ACRC Inspection Checklist Poster: For Use at Collection Sites
This robust laminated 17"x 22" poster provides the same information as our inspection checklist above, but in a larger format for use at collection sites.