Media advisory - Obsolete pesticide collection campaign coming to the Interior, Kootenay and Okanagan regions
ETOBICOKE, ON, Oct. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - Farmers in the Interior, Kootenay and Okanagan regions are being invited to turn in their obsolete or unwanted agricultural pesticides at designated collection sites and dates between Oct. 15 and Nov. 1.
Photographers and reporters are welcome to visit the drop off locations:
Oct. 15 - Smithers - Bulkley Valley Fair Grounds, 2701 Pacific St.
Oct. 16 - Vanderhoof - Vanderhoof Co-op, 188 Stewart St. East
Oct. 17 - Prince George - Regional District of Fraser-Fort George, Foothills Boulevard Regional Landfill, 6595 Foothills Blvd.
Oct. 18 - North Cariboo Growers Co-op, 1280 Quesnel Hixon Rd.
Oct. 19 - Williams Lake - 153 Mile Fertilizer Sales Ltd., 5101 Frizzi Rd.
Oct. 23 - Pemberton - Pemberton Transfer Station, 1947 Carpenter Rd.
Oct. 23 - Kamloops - Purity Feeds , 471 Okanagan Way
Oct. 24 - Vernon - Growers Supply Company Ltd., 1200 Waddington Rd.
Oct. 25 - Kelowna - Growers Supply Company Ltd., 2605 Acland Rd.
Oct. 26 - Oliver - Growers Supply Company Ltd., 5911 Sawmill Rd.
Oct. 31 - Creston - Truscott Farms, 3016 Hwy 3
Nov. 1 - Cranbrook - Top Crop Garden, Farm & Pet, 2101 Cranbrook St. North
This program is operated by CleanFARMS, an industry-led national not-for-profit agricultural waste management organization. It's the plant science industry's commitment to safely and responsibly collect obsolete pesticides at no cost to farmers.
The program is co-funded by the BC Agriculture Council (BCAC), through the Agriculture Environment and Wildlife Fund of the BC Investment Agriculture Foundation.
SOURCE: CleanFARMS(R)For further information:
Visit www.cleanfarms.ca or contact: