Entries by Margot Beverley

Manitoba launches new agri-plastics stewardship program with Cleanfarms as program operator

Today Manitoba’s Conservation and Climate Minister Sarah Guillemard and Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen announced the launch of a new provincially regulated agricultural plastics stewardship program to include used grain bags and plastic baler twine. Cleanfarms will operate the stewardship program on behalf of the agricultural industry and manage the collection and recycling […]

Cleanfarms participates in Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada Announcement re: Managing on-farm plastic waste and growing the bioeconomy

Today the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced funding of more than $4.5 million for five new projects that will improve plastic waste management and on-farm sustainability, and advance bioplastics research. The minister made the announcement alongside Cleanfarms, which will receive up to $1.1 million through the Canadian Agricultural Strategic Priorities […]

Cleanfarms Puts Feet on the Ground in Alberta with New Lethbridge Office

Lethbridge, AB – Cleanfarms, a Canada-wide stewardship organization best known for its ag-plastics recycling programs for pesticide and fertilizer jugs and totes and grain bags has opened an Alberta office in Lethbridge. “Alberta’s importance as an executive hub for agricultural industry is growing. That combined with its position as a Prairie powerhouse for agriculture in Canada, […]