Structural Pest Control and Pesticides - PDAP Household Hazardous Waste Collections

The Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program (PDAP) is a consumer services program in the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The PDAP, part of the Structural Pest Control and Pesticides Division, is a NON-REGULATORY program that provides cost-free assistance to farmers and homeowners. The goal of the Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program is to assist the citizens of North Carolina by managing and supervising the safe collection and lawful disposal of banned, out-dated, or unwanted pesticides.

Permanent Collection Sites



The Permanent Collection Sites will accept pesticide/household hazardous waste after arrangements have been made with Derrick Bell at 919-280-1061.

To participate at the counties listed you must be a resident of the county or have already made arrangements with the Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program (PDAP). Contact your County Cooperative Extension Service for preliminary information and Derrick Bell for details/appointments.

County Contact Person Phone Number
Ashe County Scott Hurley 336-246-3721
Buncombe County Kristy Smith 828-250-5473
Cabarrus County Pete Pasterz 704-920-3279
Cumberland County Debbie Johnson 910-321-6830
Davidson County Steve Swain 336-242-2856
Forsyth County Michele Sakwa 336-784-4300
Gaston County Marcie Smith 704-922-0267
Guilford County Eddie Raynard 336-373-7971
Madison County Jim Brown 828-649-2311
Transylvania County Kenn Webb 828-884-1842

Additional Disposal Information

North Carolina Cooperative Extension




Contact your local NC Extension Office for specific information.

NCDA&CS Disposal Team

Derrick Bell (Pesticide Disposal Specialist)  919-280-1061

Ken Crabtree (Pesticide Disposal Specialist)  919-302-3727

Jeremy Maciejewski (Pesticide Disposal Specialist)  919-219-8142


For questions or if additional assistance is required, please contact the NCDA&CS Structural Pest Control & Pesticide Division at 984-236-4625.       Directions 

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