Media advisory - Obsolete pesticide and livestock/equine medications collection coming to Alberta

EDMONTON, Sept. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Farmers in Alberta are invited to turn in their obsolete or unwanted agricultural pesticides and livestock/equine medications on the dates and at the locations specified below for safe disposal.

Collection sites will be open on the days specified from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Photographers and reporters are welcome to coordinate with Maja Begovic to visit the drop off locations:

Monday, October 3                        

  • Central Alberta Co-op in Innisfail, 403-505-1467
  • Edberg Crop Management in Edberg, 780-877-0003
  • Crop Production Services in Westlock, 780-349-4525
  • Crop Production Services in Smoky Lake, 780-656-4343

Tuesday, October 4                        

  • Richardson Pioneer in Provost, 780-753-2511
  • Alliance Seed Cleaning Association in Alliance, 780-879-3927
  • Parkland Fertilizers in Lacombe, 780-782-2232
  • Neerlandia Co-op in Barrhead, 780-674-2820

Wednesday October 5 

  • Andrukow Group Solutions in Saint Paul, 780-645-5915
  • Richardson Pioneer in Lavoy, 780-658-2408
  • McEwen's Fuels & Fertilizers in Athabasca, 780-675-9500
  • Crop Production Services in Camrose, 780-672-3025

Thursday, October 6                      

  • Crop Production Services in Vermilion, 780-853-4711
  • North Corridor Co-op in Thorhild, 780-398-3975
  • Leduc Co-op in Leduc, 780-986-3000
  • Andrukow Group Solutions in Wainwright, 780-842-3306

Friday, October 7                            

  • Sturgeon Valley Fertilizers in Legal, 780-961-3088
  • Andrukow Group Solutions in Viking, 780-336-3180
  • UFA in Drayton Valley, 780-621-0313
  • Crop Production Services in Lloydminster, 780-871-4601

 

CleanFARMS, a national, industry-led agricultural waste stewardship organization, has partnered with CropLife Canada and the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI) to deliver this program to Alberta farmers. The plant science and animal health industries are committed to safely and responsibly collecting and disposing of obsolete pesticides and livestock/equine medications at no cost to farmers.

For more information, visit www.cleanfarms.ca or call 1-877-622-4460.

 

SOURCE CleanFARMS Inc.

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For further information: For media inquiries please contact: Maja Begovic, Media Relations, media@cleanfarms.ca, 416-622-4460 x 2222

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