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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 […]

Three-year Cleanfarms Project Focusing on Improving Ag Plastic Recycling

Etobicoke, ON—An innovative multi-year initiative that is helping to recover and recycle plastic used on farms will ramp up this fall, providing more Canadian farmers with opportunities to manage plastic waste in environmentally responsible ways. The project, funded by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities Program (CASPP), has been developed and is being […]

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

(Etobicoke, Ontario) – September 4, 2020 – Cleanfarms is gearing up to run its 2020 fall collection program for unwanted agricultural pesticides and obsolete livestock, equine and poultry medications so that farmers can dispose of these old materials safely and securely. This year, Cleanfarms is running 65 collection events in four regions: Quebec – September […]

Cleanfarms Posts 2019 Recovery Numbers for Ag-Waste Environmental Programs

ETOBICOKE, ON (June 8, 2020)—Cleanfarms has released its 2019 Annual Report showing that Canadian farmers are strengthening their commitment to land, water and air stewardship by returning ag-plastic waste such as empty pesticide and fertilizer containers and grain bags for recycling. In its 2019 Annual Report, Cleanfarms released recovery results for its five permanent collection […]

Over 10 Years Cleanfarms has Recovered More Than 50,000 MT of Ag-Waste for Recycling or Proper Disposal

To celebrate its 10th Anniversary, Cleanfarms is looking at what’s next? (Etobicoke, Ontario– April 17, 2020) – Over a decade of program operations, Cleanfarms has recovered for recycling or proper disposal 51,600 tonnes of plastic and other non-organic ag-waste from Canada’s agricultural sector. These materials consist of empty agricultural plastic jugs and containers; used grain […]