What I’ve learned taking my passion for recycling on the road


Author: Tammy Shields, Cleanfarms Western Region Program Coordinator It has been a little more than a year since I joined the Cleanfarms team. I was happy with the career decision because I care deeply about agriculture and the environment, so becoming part of an organization that is working to enhance both is where I belong…. View Article

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Saskatchewan’s Grain Bag Recycling Program Profiled in Plastics Recycling Update


https://resource-recycling.com/plastics/2018/11/07/fee-funded-ag-plastics-program-launches/

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Agricultural plastics recycling project launch


Saint-Hyacinthe – MRC des Maskoutains, the Régie intermunicipale d’Acton et des Maskoutains (RIAM) and Le Syndicats de l’UPA Vallée maskoutaine and Maskoutains Nord-Est join CleanFARMS to initiate a project aimed at recycling agricultural plastics. Coop Comax and Coop Ste-Hélène are also part of this project and acting as collection sites and quality control. The object… View Article

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Cleanfarms to collect unwanted ag pesticides & livestock meds at no charge in NS & NB: Nov. 5-16


https://cleanfarms.ca/programs/obsolete-pesticide-livestock-medication/

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Cleanfarms to collect unwanted agricultural pesticides & livestock medications at no charge in Nova Scotia


Collection events in 12 locations across the province Nov. 5 to 16 Events help keep these materials out of the environment Sometimes the business of farming results in leftover, unwanted agricultural pesticides or outdated equine/livestock medications. And sometimes disposing of these materials safely is difficult. But for farmers living in or near many Nova Scotian communities,… View Article

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Cleanfarms to collect unwanted agricultural pesticides & livestock medications at no charge in New Brunswick


Collection events in 11 locations across the province Nov. 5 to 16 Events help keep these materials out of the environment Sometimes the business of farming results in leftover, unwanted agricultural pesticides or outdated equine/livestock medications. And sometimes disposing of these materials safely is difficult. But for farmers living in or near many New Brunswick communities,… View Article

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Grain Bag Recycling Environmental Handling Fee Starts Thursday, Nov. 1


https://cleanfarms.ca/grain-bag-recycling-environmental-handling-fee-starts-thursday-nov-1/

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Grain Bag Recycling Environmental Handling Fee Starts Thursday, Nov. 1


MOOSE JAW, SK – Saskatchewan farmers who purchase large plastic bags for grain storage will see a change when they buy bags after next Thursday, November 1. That’s when Saskatchewan’s new province-wide grain bag recycling program’s Environment Handling Fee (EHF) becomes effective. The non-refundable EHF of 25 cents per kilogram will be added to the price… View Article

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