Programs obsolete pesticide collection

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Obsolete pesticide & livestock medication

CleanFARMS, in partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute, will be operating collection programs for both obsolete pesticides and livestock medications in the Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island regions of British Columbia, the Southern region of Saskatchewan, Quebec and Prince Edward Island in 2017.

 

What products are usually accepted?

  • Obsolete or unwanted agricultural pesticides (identified with a Pest Control Product number on the label).
  • Livestock medications that are used by primary producers in the rearing of animals in an agricultural context (identified with a DIN number, Ser. Number or Pest Control Product number on the label).

Click on each province below to find more information about collections in your province.

 

Click on each region (under the year) for the province's promotional poster.

Province 2017 2018
British Columbia Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island Okanagan, Interior, Kootenay region
Alberta - Southern Region
Saskatchewan Southern Region Northern region
Manitoba - -
Ontario - -
Quebec Province-wide -
PEI Province-wide -
Nova Scotia - Province-wide
New Brunswick - Province-wide
Newfoundland - -

 

This program offers farmers an environmentally responsible way to dispose of old or unwanted product. It is offered in each province at least once every three years. Farmers drop off their obsolete materials at a designated collection site at no charge. The products are then transported to a high temperature incineration facility where they are safely disposed of.

Since the program launched in 1998, more than 2 million kilograms of obsolete pesticides have been collected and safely disposed of.