The Great Manitoba Clean Farms Challenge asks farmers to share their environmentally friendly farming practices

November 29, 2013, Winnipeg, MB – Canada’s leading agricultural stewardship organization, Cleanfarms is calling all Manitoba farm families to take The Great Manitoba Clean Farms Challenge and show the positive differences being made to our environment by farmers across the province. Families owning and operating commercial farms in Manitoba are being invited to share stories… View Article

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Obsolete pesticide collection campaign comes to Newfoundland

November 6, 2013, Toronto, ON – On November 6 and 7, farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete agricultural pesticides. The collection program is operated by Cleanfarms, an industry-led, national not-for-profit agricultural waste management organization and is supported by CropLife Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Environment and… View Article

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Cleanfarms receives gold at the 2013 RCO Waste Minimization Awards

October 25, 2013, Toronto, ON – Canada’s leading agricultural stewardship organization, Cleanfarms, has been awarded a gold program operator award at the annual Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) Waste Minimization Awards. This award recognizes outstanding performance from waste diversion program operators, recyclers and processors involved in residential or Industrial, Commercial & Institutional (IC&I) collection and/or… View Article

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Cleanfarms recognized for environmental excellence

July 31, 2013, Toronto, ON – Canada’s leading agricultural stewardship organization, Cleanfarms, has been awarded the 2012 Ontario Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence. This award recognizes outstanding achievement, leadership and innovation in environmental protection. Cleanfarms won the award for the non-governmental organization category. “We are thrilled that Cleanfarms has been recognized for its contributions to… View Article

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New Brunswick farmers turn in more than 13,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides

ETOBICOKE, ON, May 3, 2013 – New Brunswick farmers turned in more than 13,000 kilograms of unwanted or obsolete pesticides for safe disposal last year. The program took place at 12 ag retail locations across the province through the end of October and into early November where farmers brought in 13,370 kilograms of product. “New… View Article

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B.C. farmers turn in more than 47,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides

Etobicoke, ON, April 25, 2013 – Farmers in British Columbia turned in more than 47,000 kilograms of obsolete or unwanted pesticides in 2012 for safe disposal. The program took place across the Peace Region in August and moved to the Interior and Okanagan in October. In 2011, the program ran in the Fraser Valley and… View Article

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First ever joint obsolete pesticide and animal health products collection in Manitoba a success

April 15, 2013 – Etobicoke, ON – Manitoba farmers returned almost 75,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and 340 kilograms of food animal medications for safe disposal last year in a first-of-its kind joint collection program. , a national industry-led agricultural waste stewardship organization, has run an obsolete pesticide collection program twice before in the province… View Article

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Alberta farmers turn in more than 66,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides for safe disposal in 2012

Etobicoke, ON – April 11, 2013 – Alberta farmers demonstrated their commitment to environmental stewardship by turning in more than 66,000 kilograms of obsolete or unwanted pesticides for safe disposal last year. The obsolete pesticide collection program took place across the southern half of the province over a five-day period between Oct. 29 and Nov…. View Article

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