Farmers in British Columbia are invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

VICTORIA, BC Farmers in British Columbia are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from October 3-19. In partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI), Cleanfarms, an industry-led, national not-for- profit environmental stewardship organization, is offering this program at no cost to farmers. The… View Article

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British Columbia farmers are invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

VICTORIA, BC September 29, 2017 – British Columbia farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from October 3 through 19, 2017. In partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI), Cleanfarms, an industry-led, national not-for-profit environmental stewardship organization, is offering this program at… View Article

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CleanFARMS partners with Toronto Ribfest in waste management and recycling

TORONTO, ON CleanFARMS has partnered with the Rotary Club of Etobicoke to help bolster waste reduction and resource recovery at one of the city’s biggest food festivals – Toronto Ribfest. Through its ambitious sustainability plan, the four-day event is expected to divert more than 80 per cent of its waste. Barry Friesen, general manager of… View Article

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Alberta farmers safely dispose of more than 79,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

EDMONTON, AB Farmers in Alberta returned 79,400 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 5,335 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through CleanFARMS’ obsolete collection campaign this year. CleanFARMS, which operates the program, is a national, industry-led agricultural waste stewardship organization. Collections took place at 20 participating ag-retail locations throughout the northern half of Alberta from October 3-7, 2016. This… View Article

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Peace Region farmers safely dispose of more than 19,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB Farmers in the Peace Region returned 19,871 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 450 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through CleanFARMS’ obsolete collection campaign this year. CleanFARMS, which operates the program, is a national, industry-led agricultural waste stewardship organization. Collections took place at six participating ag-retail locations throughout the region… View Article

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Newfoundland farmers return more than 900 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

ST JOHN, NL Farmers in Newfoundland turned in 703 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides, and 278 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through CleanFARMS’ obsolete collection campaign in 2016. Collections took place at three municipal locations in Foxtrap, Lewisporte and Deer Lake from October 18-20, 2016. The initiative is part of a program run by CleanFARMS, a national, industry-led waste stewardship organization…. View Article

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Manitoba farmers return more than 54,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

WINNIPEG, MB Farmers in Manitoba returned 53,000 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 1,800 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through CleanFARMS’ obsolete collection campaign in 2016. CleanFARMS, which operates the program, is a national, industry-led agricultural waste stewardship organization. Collections took place at 19 participating ag-retail locations throughout the province from October 24-28, 2016. This is… View Article

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Ontario farmers safely dispose of more than 138,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

TORONTO, ON Farmers in Ontario returned 125,981 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 12,080 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through CleanFARMS’ obsolete collection campaign this year. CleanFARMS, which operates the program, is a national, industry-led agricultural waste stewardship organization. Collections took place at 40 participating ag-retail locations throughout the province from September 20-30, 2016. This is… View Article

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