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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 […]

Cleanfarms programs to recycle and manage farm ag-plastic waste contributes to job creation and economic benefit in Alberta

Moose Jaw, SK (September 27, 2019) – According to a newly released study commissioned by the Recycling Council of Alberta, Cleanfarms’ recycling program in Alberta for agricultural plastic waste benefits the province’s economic and employment sectors, including job creation, wages, provincial tax benefit, capital investment and overall contribution to Alberta’s Gross Domestic Product. Cleanfarms is […]

Single Use Plastics Bans Not Targeting Ag-plastics: Cleanfarms

Moose Jaw—This week’s federal government announcement on the ban of some single use plastics by 2021 have left many Canadian farmers wondering if single use plastics for agricultural products such as grain bags, pesticide and fertilizer jugs and seed bags are included. Cleanfarms, the national organization that operates programs throughout the country to collect empty […]