(1) The department may establish standards and procedures
for administering a waste pesticide and pesticide container collection,
disposal and recycling program.
(2) The purpose and intent of these rules is to:
(a) reduce the amount of stored waste pesticides
and empty pesticide containers in Montana;
(b) dispose of waste pesticides and empty
pesticide containers in a manner safe to the environment and human health;
(c) facilitate exchange of useable pesticides
among pesticide applicators in Montana; and
(d) permit the department to issue contracts to
qualified entities who will conduct the operational aspects of a waste
pesticide disposal program.