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Cleanfarms’ empty seed and pesticide program has returned to Ontario

July 3, 2014, Etobicoke, ON – A clean and healthy environment is the key to agricultural success. Cleanfarms recognizes this and is working with Ontario farmers to find solutions for disposing of various on-farm waste. To that end, the agricultural waste recycler has established a pilot program for the disposal of empty seed and pesticide […]

2013 Annual Report highlights record year for empty container collections

May 8, 2014, Etobicoke, ON – For Cleanfarms Inc., 2013 was a year of milestones and the celebration of a record year. In his 2013 Annual Report released yesterday, Cleanfarms’ general manager, Barry Friesen, emphasized the significant progress made throughout the year. “The empty container program collected the 100th million empty container since the program’s […]

Entry deadline for The Great Manitoba Clean Farms Challenge approaching

April 14, 2014, Winnipeg, MB – This winter, Manitoba farm families were invited by Cleanfarms, Canada’s leading agricultural stewardship organization, to share their stories about the environmental stewardship work they do on their farms. With the April 30th deadline for entries fast approaching, Cleanfarms is reminding Manitoba farm families that they still have time to […]

Alberta farmers turn in 35,800 kilograms of obsolete pesticides for safe disposal in 2013

February 10, 2014 – Etobicoke, ON – Alberta farmers demonstrated their commitment to environmental stewardship by turning in 35,800 kilograms of obsolete or unwanted pesticides for safe disposal in 2013. The obsolete pesticide collection program – part of a two-year initiative – took place at three ag-retail locations in the Peace Region and 16 ag-retail […]

The Great Manitoba Clean Farms Challenge asks farmers to share their environmentally friendly farming practices

November 29, 2013, Winnipeg, MB – Canada’s leading agricultural stewardship organization, Cleanfarms is calling all Manitoba farm families to take The Great Manitoba Clean Farms Challenge and show the positive differences being made to our environment by farmers across the province. Families owning and operating commercial farms in Manitoba are being invited to share stories […]

Obsolete pesticide collection campaign comes to Newfoundland

November 6, 2013, Toronto, ON – On November 6 and 7, farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete agricultural pesticides. The collection program is operated by Cleanfarms, an industry-led, national not-for-profit agricultural waste management organization and is supported by CropLife Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Environment and […]

Cleanfarms receives gold at the 2013 RCO Waste Minimization Awards

October 25, 2013, Toronto, ON – Canada’s leading agricultural stewardship organization, Cleanfarms, has been awarded a gold program operator award at the annual Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) Waste Minimization Awards. This award recognizes outstanding performance from waste diversion program operators, recyclers and processors involved in residential or Industrial, Commercial & Institutional (IC&I) collection and/or […]