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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 for […]

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out of the environment Sometimes the business of farming results in leftover, unwanted agricultural pesticides or outdated equine/livestock medications.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, […]

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out of the environment Sometimes the business of farming results in leftover, unwanted agricultural pesticides or outdated equine/livestock medications.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, […]

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 […]