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out of the environment Sometimes the business of farming results in leftover, unwanted agricultural pesticides or outdated equine/livestock medications.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out of the environment Sometimes the business of farming results in leftover, unwanted agricultural pesticides or outdated equine/livestock medications.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

Cleanfarms’ seed & pesticide bag collection micro-pilots: another first for Moose Jaw farmers and ag-retailers

From May to September 2018, farmers in the Moose Jaw area turned in approximately 600 kilograms of bags through three ag-retailers: Hawks Agro, Nutrien Ag Solutions and Prairie Plains Agro. Farmers were provided with plastic collection bags, which held smaller seed and pesticide bags. The larger tote bags (supersacks) were flattened and tied together in […]

Cleanfarms Named Canada Clean50 Winner for Programs that Increase Sustainability on Canadian Farms

Cleanfarms Inc. has been named a Canada’s 2019 Clean50 Top Project in recognition of its progressive, innovative and unique programs that promote environmental sustainability through the proper management of agricultural waste in Canada’s farm communities. Clean50 (www.clean50.com), managed by Delta Management and sponsored by a number of leading companies including the Globe and Mail, screened more than […]