Cleanfarms participates in Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada Announcement re: Managing on-farm plastic waste and growing the bioeconomy

Today the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced funding of more than $4.5 million for five new projects that will improve plastic waste management and on-farm sustainability, and advance bioplastics research. The minister made the announcement alongside Cleanfarms, which will receive up to $1.1 million through the Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program to develop a strategy to responsibly manage the estimated 60,000 tonnes of plastic waste generated on Canadian farms every year. View the Minister’s announcement and information about Cleanfarms’ Building a Zero-Plastic-Waste Strategy for Agriculture project.