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Saskatchewan farmers safely dispose of more than 184,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

Farmers in Saskatchewan returned 181,804 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 2,804 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through Cleanfarms’ obsolete collection campaign this past year. The obsolete collection program is part of the plant science and animal health industry’s commitment to the responsible lifecycle management of their products. Cleanfarms, which operates the program, […]

Prince Edward Island farmers are invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

Charlottetown, PE Prince Edward Island farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from November 6 through 17, 2017. In partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI), Cleanfarms, an industry-led, national not-for-profit environmental stewardship organization, is offering this program at no cost to […]

Saskatchewan farmers are invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

REGINA, SK Saskatchewan farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from October 23 through 27, 2017. In partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI), Cleanfarms, an industry-led, national not-for-profit environmental stewardship organization, is offering this program at no cost to farmers. “Saskatchewan […]

British Columbia farmers are invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

VICTORIA, BC September 29, 2017 – British Columbia farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from October 3 through 19, 2017. In partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI), Cleanfarms, an industry-led, national not-for-profit environmental stewardship organization, is offering this program at […]

CleanFARMS partners with Toronto Ribfest in waste management and recycling

TORONTO, ON CleanFARMS has partnered with the Rotary Club of Etobicoke to help bolster waste reduction and resource recovery at one of the city’s biggest food festivals – Toronto Ribfest. Through its ambitious sustainability plan, the four-day event is expected to divert more than 80 per cent of its waste. Barry Friesen, general manager of […]

Alberta farmers safely dispose of more than 79,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

EDMONTON, AB Farmers in Alberta returned 79,400 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 5,335 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through CleanFARMS’ obsolete collection campaign this year. CleanFARMS, which operates the program, is a national, industry-led agricultural waste stewardship organization. Collections took place at 20 participating ag-retail locations throughout the northern half of Alberta from October 3-7, 2016. This […]