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Rocky View County collected more than 9,600 kilograms of obsolete pesticides

February 16, 2012 – Etobicoke, ON – Farmers in Rocky View County, Alta., turned in 9,635 kilograms of obsolete pesticides during a collection program last year. “This program is a really important one,” says Barry Friesen, general manager of Cleanfarms, which partnered with Rocky View County to offer the program. “Farmers are always looking to […]

Prince Edward Island farmers turned in 27,320 kilograms of obsolete pesticides last year

February 15, 2012 – Etobicoke, ON – Prince Edward Island farmers lined up to return their unwanted or obsolete pesticides last year, turning in more than 27,000 kilograms of product. “This number is significant,” says Barry Friesen, general manager of Cleanfarms. “The success of this collection just reaffirms the commitment of PEI farmers to environmental […]

Farmers turn in more than 22,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides in British Columbia

Nov. 16, 2011 – Ottawa, ON – Farmers from Vancouver Island and the Fraser Valley turned in more than 22,000 kilograms of unwanted or obsolete agricultural pesticides this fall, bringing the total amount of product collected by Cleanfarms, previously under CropLife Canada, in British Columbia since 1998 to more than 207,000 kilograms. “We’re extremely pleased […]

Obsolete pesticide collection campaign comes to southern Saskatchewan

October 24, 2011 – Ottawa, ON – As fall sets in and another harvesting season comes to a close, farmers are being invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete agricultural pesticides. Southern Saskatchewan agricultural producers can drop off their unwanted pesticides at one of 18 collection locations over a three-day period […]

Obsolete pesticide collection campaign comes to the Fraser Valley

October 11, 2011 ‐ Ottawa, ON – Farmers in the Fraser Valley region can safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete agricultural pesticides at one of two locations. Cleanfarms, an industry‐led national not‐for‐profit agricultural waste management organization, is heading the collection campaign, which will take place in two locations across the Fraser Valley […]

Agricultural Pesticide Collection Available

August 10, 2009 – Farmers in the Peace River region will have an opportunity to easily dispose of any obsolete or unwanted pesticides later this month, thanks to a five-day Cleanfarms TM collection program co-sponsored by industry and government. The program, which is free of charge to farmers, will take place August 24 – 28 […]