Seed bag collections

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Seed and pesticide bag collections

CleanFARMS partners with ag-retailers and seed dealers to collect empty seed and pesticide bags from farmers in Eastern Canada. This new program is available in Eastern Canada only. Contact your local seed retailer to learn more about disposal options in other areas.

This project started three years ago and with the support of Canada's leading seed companies, it is now available across Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritimes.

When: May to October

Collection sites:
    **As a courtesy to our collection sites, please contact a site before dropping off bags.**

    Are you a collection site? Do you want to offer this program? Click here.

Preperation steps:

    1. Obtain a free plastic collection bag from your seed dealer or ag-retailer.

    2. Ensure that seed or pesticide bags are completely empty.

    3. Place small empty bags in the plastic collection bag and tie at the end.

    Bulk bags need to be folded and neatly tied in bundles of six.

    4. Return your full, tied bags to your collection site. Bags will be accepted free of charge and sent for safe disposal.

Find out more:

English and French brochures are available.

To join our mailing list or to volunteer as a collection site, please email or call us at 1-877-622-4460 ext. 2227.