Media Advisory - Obsolete pesticide and livestock/equine medications collection coming to Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, Oct. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Farmers in Newfoundland 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 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Photographers and reporters are welcome to coordinate with Maja Begovic to visit the drop off locations:

Tuesday, October 18, 2016: Foxtrap

  • Department of Transportation and Works Depot, 0.5 km N of Trans-Canada/Foxtrap Access Road on Incinerator Road

Wednesday, October 19, 2016: Lewisporte

  • Department of Transportation and Works Depot, 6 km N of Trans-Canada/Route 340 intersection on Route 340

Thursday, October 20, 2016: Deer Lake

  • Department of Transportation and Works Depot, 74 Old Bonne Bay Road

CleanFARMS, a national, industry-led agricultural waste stewardship organization, has partnered with CropLife Canada, the Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI), and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador to deliver this program to Newfoundland 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 or call 1-877-622-4460.



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


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