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Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP)

Pesticide container recycling survey

Please note that it is acceptable to triple rinse the containers and dispose of them in your household trash. If there are pesticides remaining that you will not be using, you should dispose of this material at permanent Clean Sweep site. In Kalamazoo, the Clean Sweep site is located at the same facility as the Household Hazardous Waste facility at 1301 Lamont Ave., Kalamazoo. Phone: 269-373-5211.

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The Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) provides educational, technical, and financial assistance to agricultural producers and residents to identify and reduce groundwater contamination risks. The program encourages individuals to take voluntary, proactive steps to protect Michigan's water quality and therefore the drinking water. Purchases of nitrogen fertilizers and pesticides support the program. 

 

Agricultural producers who participate in the program can become environmentally assured through MAEAP. Environmenal assurance indicates the farm is in conformance with state and federal environmental laws and guidelines, and is protecting Michigan's important natural resources for the use of future generations.

 

The Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is an innovative, proactive program that helps farms of all sizes and all commodities voluntarily prevent or minimize agricultural pollution risks. MAEAP teaches farmers how to identify and prevent environmental risks and comply with state and federal environmental regulations. Farmers who successfully complete the three phases of a MAEAP system are rewarded by becoming verified in that system.

MAEAP was developed by a coalition of agriculture producers, commodity groups, state and federal agencies, and conservation and environmental groups. While MDA is the verifying agency, MAEAP is not a government or regulatory program but rather a partnership effort.


For more information about MAEAP go to: www.maeap.org

KCD Hours

Mon-Fri :

09:00 am - 04:00 pm

Because we are a field office, please call BEFORE your visit

Phone: 269.382.5121 EXT. 5

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