Operation Cleansweep is a free pesticide disposal program that has operated in Florida since 1995. The program is open to commercial facilities, including agricultural production establishments, golf course operators, and pest control companies. Since its inception, the program has had more than 1,700 participants and collected more than 1,000,000 pounds of unused pesticides. University of Florida Extension's role with the program has been to serve as a member of the steering committee and promote and market Operation Cleansweep through normal Extension channels.
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Fishel, F. (2010). Operation Cleansweep in Florida: Extension's Role in an Environmentally Friendly Program Opportunity. The Journal of Extension, 48(6), Article 27. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.48.06.27