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End-market Study for Used Ag Plastics Helps Cleanfarms Plan Future Farm Recycling Programs

Etobicoke, ON (Oct. 1, 2021) – As part of its goal to develop and implement a comprehensive Canada-wide Zero Plastic Waste Strategy for agricultural plastics, Cleanfarms has released the results of an assessment of ag plastics recycling end markets based on existing North American capacity and market pressures such as supply and demand changes. The […]

Cleanfarms Now Collecting Unwanted Agricultural Pesticides and Old Livestock/Equine Medications in BC Interior, Kootenays and Okanagan

Lethbridge, AB) September 24, 2021 – Cleanfarms is back in British Columbia’s interior holding one-day events in 11 locations from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., September 27 to October 21 to collect unwanted and old agricultural pesticides and obsolete livestock, equine and farm animal medications. Cleanfarms operates this program so farmers can dispose of these […]

Cleanfarms Now Collecting Unwanted Agricultural Pesticides and Old Livestock/Equine Medications in Northern Saskatchewan

(Moose Jaw, SK) September 24, 2021 – Cleanfarms is back in northern Saskatchewan holding one-day events in 20 locations from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., October 4 to 8 to collect unwanted and old agricultural pesticides and obsolete livestock, equine and farm animal medications. Cleanfarms operates this program so farmers can dispose of these unwanted […]

Cleanfarms Launches Pilot Project to Recycle Used Farm Plastics in B.C.’s Regional District of Fraser-Fort George

McBride, BC (August 25,2021) – Farmers in the McBride area of British Columbia’s Regional District of Fraser-Fort George (RDFFG) who use twine, bale wrap, silage bags and bunker covers will be able to recycle these used plastic materials as part of a new pilot recycling project set to officially launch soon. Plastic materials like baler […]

Cleanfarms Releases Findings of Benchmark Research Detailing On-Farm Generation of Agricultural Plastics

­­­­­­­ ETOBICOKE, ON (August 3, 2021) – In an 18-month research project to identify the types and amount of plastic packaging and products used in the agricultural sector across Canada, Cleanfarms has released a first-ever national benchmark report that documents how much of these plastic materials are generated by sector and by region across the […]

Cleanfarms Names Regions for Unwanted, Old Ag Pesticides and Livestock/Equine Medications Collection this Fall

(Etobicoke, Ontario) July 12, 2021 – Cleanfarms has named the locations of its next regional events to collect unwanted, old agricultural pesticides and obsolete livestock, equine and poultry medications so that farmers can dispose of these agricultural materials safely and in an environmentally responsible way. In the fall, the Cleanfarms program will run more than […]

Peace River Regional District Farmers Can Now Recycle Used Grain Bags and Baler Twine at No Cost in Cleanfarms Pilot

MOOSE JAW, SK (June 25,2021) – With the prevalence of canola, grain and forage seed crops as well as beef cattle farming in the Peace River Regional District (PRRD), it is no surprise that plastic grain bags and baler twine are important agricultural tools for farmers/producers who call this part of northern British Columbia home. […]

The producers, the MRC Haut-Saint-Laurent and AgriRÉCUP/Cleanfarms join forces to achieve a “Zero Ag-Plastic Waste” strategy for Quebec

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC (June 21, 2021) – Over the past few months, the MRC (regional county municipalities) Haut-Saint-Laurent, in conjunction with Cleanfarms (Agrirecup in French), have been working to implement a pilot project to recover ag plastics in the region.  The MRC’s farmers are playing a leading role in the pilot, helping to implement a “zero […]