Environmental Handling Fee (EHF)
The non-refundable EHF finances this recycling program.
To calculate the EHF, Cleanfarms has taken the total program costs and divided this by the estimated volume of grain bags sold into Saskatchewan. The EHF is therefore determined on a per kilogram basis and is $0.25 per kilogram.
Grain bags are sold in various sizes and weights. It is applied to each size category (e.g. 9 x 200) based on the average weight of the bags in that size category: