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P.E.I. farmers return more than 33,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

February 24, 2015, Charlottetown, P.E.I. – Farmers in P.E.I. returned 33,000 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 350 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through CleanFARMS’ obsolete collection campaign in 2014. Cleanfarms, which operates the program, is a national, industry-led agricultural waste stewardship organization. Collections took place at seven participating ag-retail locations throughout P.E.I. […]

Cleanfarms recognized for sustainability excellence

January 28, 2015, Winnipeg, MB – Canada’s leading agricultural stewardship organization, Cleanfarms, has been awarded a 2014 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Award in the Sustainability in Pollution Prevention and Product Stewardship category. Cleanfarms was recognized for its commitment to sustainability based on accomplishments in the fields such as pollution prevention, waste minimization and education and […]

Saskatchewan farmers safely dispose of more than 94,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

January 12, 2015, Saskatoon, SK –Farmers in Saskatchewan returned 93,935 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 540 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 southern […]

P.E.I. farmers invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

November 3, 2014, Charlottetown, PE – Farmers in Prince Edward Island are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from November 3 until 14. Cleanfarms, an industry-led, national not-for-profit agricultural waste management organization, in partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI), is offering this […]

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

October 27, 2014, Saskatoon, SK – Farmers in southern Saskatchewan are being invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from October 27-31. 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, which […]

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

October 15, 2014, Vancouver, BC – Farmers from Vancouver Island and Fraser Valley are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from October 15-23. Cleanfarms, an industry-led, national not-for-profit agricultural waste management organization, in partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI), is offering this […]

Quebec farmers are invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and animal medications

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC, Sept. 30, 2014 – Farmers in Quebec are being invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from September 30 to October 11. Cleanfarms, an industry-led, national not-for-profit agricultural waste management organization, in partnership with the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI) is offering the […]