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Cleanfarms welcomes Anna Potapova as Senior Coordinator to help expand ag plastics recycling in Quebec

Cleanfarms is proud to welcome Anna Potapova to our team as Senior Coordinator for ag plastics recovery and recycling programming in Quebec. Trained as an agricultural economist and with a commitment to promoting sustainability in agriculture, Anna will provide support to expand a series of pilot programs in Quebec to recover and recycle waste materials […]

Farmers and Other Stakeholders Invited to Comment on Manitoba Plan to Transition to Permanent Ag Plastic Waste Recycling

MOOSE JAW, SK (December 16, 2020) – A pilot project in Manitoba that collects and recycles plastic agricultural waste such as grain bags and baler twine is set to transition to a permanent, province-wide, industry-funded ag recycling program in 2021. The organization that operates the provincially-funded pilot, Cleanfarms, has been asked by Manitoba Conservation and […]

Six Collection Locations Added to ‘Alberta Ag-plastic. Recycle It!’ Grain Bag and Twine Recycling Program

– Number of collection sites across Alberta expanded to 26 –  Lethbridge, AB (October 21, 2020) – As of early October, six new locations came onboard as collection sites that are open and ready to accept empty agricultural grain bags and used twine for recycling. This increases the total number of collection locations in the […]

Cleanfarms is Collecting Unwanted Agricultural Pesticides and Old Livestock/Equine Medications in Prince Edward Island this Fall

(ETOBICOKE, ON) – This fall, farmers in Prince Edward Island (PEI) can safely dispose of unwanted agricultural pesticides and old, obsolete livestock and equine medications through a Cleanfarms clean-up program. Cleanfarms is operating the collection events at seven local ag retailer locations from November 2 to 13. “We know farmers wait for this program to […]

Cleanfarms’ Programs Demonstrate Waste Reduction Week Circular Economy Goals

ETOBICOKE, ON – Each year, Waste Reduction Week (WRW) is marked in the third week of October when organizations throughout Canada celebrate achievements and commit to work harder to support the principles and practices of the circular economy, resource efficiency and waste reduction. At Cleanfarms, these principles are at the core of programs delivered across […]

Cleanfarms is Collecting Unwanted Agricultural Pesticides and Old Livestock/Equine Medications in South Saskatchewan this Fall

(Moose Jaw, SK) – October 7, 2020 – This fall, farmers in southern Saskatchewan can safely dispose of unwanted agricultural pesticides and old, obsolete livestock and equine medications through a Cleanfarms clean-up program. Cleanfarms is operating the collection events at 20 local ag retailer locations. Each event will occur on a specific date between October […]

Cleanfarms is Collecting Unwanted Agricultural Pesticides and Old Livestock/Equine Medications in two BC Regions this Fall

(Moose Jaw, SK) – September 29, 2020 – This fall, farmers on Vancouver Island and in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia can safely dispose of unwanted agricultural pesticides and old, obsolete livestock and equine medications through a Cleanfarms clean-up program. Cleanfarms is operating the collection events at seven local ag retailer locations. Each event […]