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See the table below for details on participants and quantities of cancelled, suspended, and unusable pesticides collected during the December 2000 through May 2001 Operation Cleansweep campaign. More than 121 tons (243,000 pounds) of pesticides were collected from almost 400 participants during 11 events serving 12 counties. More information can be found in the 2000-2001 Progress Report.

Results

Date County Number of Participants
Type of Participants Pounds of Pesticides Collected
December 1 Hardee 19 Citrus - 68%; Row Crop - 16%; Nursery - 5%; Other - 21% 17,038
December 5 Hillsborough 77 Nursery - 38%; Row Crop - 18%; Citrus - 16%; Pest Control - 7%; Golf Courses - 6%; Other 11% 33,829
December 7 Polk 52 Citrus - 67%; Nursery - 18%; Pest Control - 8%;
Golf Courses - 6%
44,044
December 8 Highlands 35 Citrus - 49%; Cattle, Turf - 20%; Nursery - 9%; Pest Control - 8%; Golf Courses - 8% 15,085
December 12 Okeechobee 14 Citrus - 50%; Cattle, Dairy - 28%; Row Crop - 21%; Pest Control - 7% 5,275
December 13 DeSoto 25 Citrus - 60%; Nursery - 18%; Row Crop - 16%; Pest Control - 7%; Golf Courses - 3% 16,630
December 14 St. Lucie 51 Citrus - 66%; Nursery - 12%; Row Crop - 10%; Pest Control - 8%; Golf Courses - 2%; Other - 2% 39,028
February 6 Lake 42 Citrus - 52%; Nursery - 41%; Row Crop - 5%; Other - 2% 27,827
February 8 Manatee 38 Golf Courses - 26%; Row Crop - 26%; Pest Control 16%; Nursery - 13%; Other - 8%; Citrus - 4% 17,877
February 15 Volusia 21 Golf Courses - 27%; Nursery - 27%; Other - 18%; Citrus 14%; Pest Control - 14% 19,011
May 11-12 Hernando, Pasco 16 7,650
  Total Number of Counties Served Total Participants   Total Pounds Collected
 

12

390

 

243,294

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Last updated: September 26, 2013

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