Moose Jaw, SK — Now that fall has arrived, Cleanfarms is running its 2019 collection program for unwanted pesticides and obsolete livestock/equine medications for farmers to dispose of these old materials safely and securely. Collection events are being held at the following locations: ALIX – October 9 – Richardson Pioneer, 403-747-3000 ALLIANCE – October 9 […]
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In a recent article published in the Alberta Wheat Commission’s “The Growing Point”, Cleanfarms CEO Barry Friesen points to the many opportunities all of us in the agricultural value chain have to recycle ag plastics and manage them responsibly. Find out about options to manage ag plastics sustainably throughout Canada and particularly with the new […]
Ontario Grain Farmer Magazine profiled the Cleanfarms program in its August issue and it’s all here. Please take a few minutes to read this very interesting article. August publication
MOOSE JAW, SK – Halfway through 2019, and with one of the busiest periods of grain bag recycling still ahead, Saskatchewan farmers have already recycled 25% more grain bags in 2019 than they did in all of 2018, recycling program operator Cleanfarms announced today. Cleanfarms is a non-profit industry stewardship organization established 10 years ago […]
Article by Daniel Sucar in Montreal Gazette This article points out that there’s a high volume of ag plastic in province, but also that there are several solutions for diverting it from landfill. Included also: “Government regulation doesn’t have to be complicated,” CleanFarms general manager Barry Friesen said. “If you give the farmers the tools to […]
An update on the Cleanfarms program featured in Ontario Grain Farmer Magazine.