Shane Hedderson discusses Cleanfarms’ programming

The Grower Calling features Cleanfarms and its contributions to environmental sustainability.

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Grain bag recycling handling fee kicks in this fall – are you ready?

Saskatchewan Farmers’ Voice features important information about grain bag recycling.

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Seed & pesticide bag micro-pilots now available in Moose Jaw

Farmers in the Moose Jaw region now have access to a Cleanfarms disposal program for empty seed and pesticide bags for the 2018 growing season. Ontario and Quebec farmers have had access to a similar program since 2014. What started as a small-scale project with five sites has grown to an industry-funded, region-wide collection program…. View Article

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KAP says more supports needed to recycle farm plastic waste

Manitoba Cooperator  reports on recent Keystone Agricultural Producers resolutions related to agricultural plastics.

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Good conversations at the SARM convention

Author: Tammy Shields A couple of weeks ago, I spent some time in Regina at the annual Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) convention. I’ve been to a number of these conventions, but this is the first year that I was there in my new role with Cleanfarms; one of the 7-plus industry-led stewardship organizations… View Article

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Cleanfarms adds grain bag recycling to its suite of agricultural stewardship programs

Saskatchewan farmers will have access to another tool to help them farm sustainably and keep their yards clean as Cleanfarms’ permanent grain bag recycling program rolls out this year. A government-funded pilot project has been available since 2011. Through this pilot, farmers have recycled over four million kilograms of ag plastic. Farmers will see increased… View Article

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Ag plastics feasibility study coming to Kawartha Lakes

Farmers in the Kawartha Lakes area will be asked to take part in an agricultural plastics survey this year. Since 2009, the City of Kawartha Lakes has delivered a municipal bale wrap recycling program at two locations. This study will provide another layer of support to local farmers. It will provide a thorough analysis of… View Article

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British Columbia farmers safely dispose of 24,300 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

Farmers in British Columbia returned 22,832 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 1,470 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through Cleanfarms’ obsolete collection campaign this past year. The obsolete collection program is part of the plant science and animal health industry’s commitment to the responsible lifecycle management of their products. Cleanfarms, which operates the… View Article

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