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Peace Region farmers safely dispose of more than 19,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB Farmers in the Peace Region returned 19,871 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 450 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 six participating ag-retail locations throughout the region […]

Newfoundland farmers return more than 900 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

ST JOHN, NL Farmers in Newfoundland turned in 703 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides, and 278 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through CleanFARMS’ obsolete collection campaign in 2016. Collections took place at three municipal locations in Foxtrap, Lewisporte and Deer Lake from October 18-20, 2016. The initiative is part of a program run by CleanFARMS, a national, industry-led waste stewardship organization. […]

Manitoba farmers return more than 54,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

WINNIPEG, MB Farmers in Manitoba returned 53,000 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 1,800 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through CleanFARMS’ obsolete collection campaign in 2016. CleanFARMS, which operates the program, is a national, industry-led agricultural waste stewardship organization. Collections took place at 19 participating ag-retail locations throughout the province from October 24-28, 2016. This is […]

Ontario farmers safely dispose of more than 138,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

TORONTO, ON Farmers in Ontario returned 125,981 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 12,080 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 40 participating ag-retail locations throughout the province from September 20-30, 2016. This is […]

Saskatchewan grain bag recycling to get a boost from CleanFARMS

SASKATOON, SK CleanFARMS is gearing up for a busy 2017. In Saskatchewan, we have a new project underway to develop a province-wide industry-funded, recycling program for grain bags. Currently, farmers have access to a government-funded pilot program which will continue until the end of 2017. The move towards a more permanent, industry-funded program will provide […]

Cleanfarms wins two prestigious awards

Etobicoke, ON, November 10, 2016 – Barry Friesen, General Manager of Cleanfarms Inc. has been named Canadian Waste Sector Executive of the Year by the Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA). Now in its fourth year, the OWMA awards recognize individuals for their outstanding contribution and leadership in the waste services industry in Canada. “I’m deeply […]

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

WINNIPEG, MB, Oct. 24, 2016 /CNW/ – Manitoba farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from October 24-28. CleanFARMS, an industry-led, national not-for-profit agricultural waste management organization, in partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI), is offering this program at no cost to farmers. “This is […]

Obsolete pesticide and livestock/equine medications collection coming to Manitoba

Winnipeg, MB Farmers in Manitoba are invited to turn in their obsolete or unwanted agricultural pesticides and livestock/equine medications on the dates and at the locations specified below for safe disposal. Collection sites will be open on the days specified from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Photographers and reporters are welcome to coordinate with Maja Begovic to visit the drop off […]

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

ST. JOHN’S, NL Newfoundland farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from October 18-20. CleanFARMS, an industry-led, national not-for-profit agricultural waste management organization, in partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI) and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, is offering this program at no cost to […]

Obsolete pesticide and livestock/equine medications collection coming to Alberta

EDMONTON, AB Farmers in Alberta are invited to turn in their obsolete or unwanted agricultural pesticides and livestock/equine medications on the dates and at the locations specified below for safe disposal. Collection sites will be open on the days specified from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Photographers and reporters are welcome to coordinate with Maja Begovic to visit the drop off […]