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Get rid of unwanted pesticides, used motor oil at Taylor event

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Texas AgriLife Extension Service have teamed up to provide an opportunities to get rid of unwanted pesticides and used motor oil.

On Monday, Oct. 26, there will be a collection day in Taylor at Williamson County Grain, 504 East Walnut. This collection will start at 8 a.m. and end at 1 p.m.

What can you bring? Up to two 55 gallon barrels of used motor oil and/or filters per participant. This is great for farmers who have saved their oil changes for farm equipment this past year and need a chance to get rid of used motor oils and filters.

Also, almost any pesticide (except 2,4,5-T) and any pesticide container, brake f luid, antifreeze, transmission fluid, partial gallons of paint, and leadacid batteries. (Sorry, no dealers or businesses who change oil.)

For more info, call 254-697- 7045


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