Monthly ArchivesJuly 2013

Waikato sets agrichemical collection record standard

Waikato farmers and growers set new agrichemical collection record Agrecovery and the Waikato Regional Council collected a record six tonnes of hazardous horticultural, agricultural and veterinary chemicals from Waikato during a regional collection that finished last week. That’s five times the amount collected in the Waikato in 2012 and the largest take back on record for the region since Agrecovery started collecting in 2010. The increase was largely due to the support provided by the Waikato Regional Council and three of the region’s district councils—Waipa District Council, Hauraki District Council and Otorohanga District Council—that funded the recovery of chemicals that usually fall into the user-pays category. In addition, a change in how funding from the Waste Minimisation Fund can be ...

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Agrichemical Collections: Taranaki, Nelson & Tasman standard

Agrecovery will shortly be holding collections in the Taranaki, Nelson and Tasman regions for unwanted or expired agrichemicals and animal health products. Booking chemicals in for collection and disposal is simple, safe and in many cases free. Step 1: Take an inventory — make a note of any unwanted or expired chemicals on your property (Download an inventory form) Step 2: Book disposal online or freephone 0800 AGRECOVERY (247 326) Step 3: Confirmation — Agrecovery will confirm your booking and keep you informed of collection event details Bookings are required by 23 August 2013. For household or garden chemicals please contact your local council as these are not subsidised under the Agrecovery Chemicals programme. Don’t miss out – book your unwanted or expired agrichemicals for disposal ...

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