CleanFARMS Inc. CleanFARMS Inc. is a not-for-profit industry stewardship organization led by the plant science industry that is committed to environmental responsibility through the proper management of agricultural waste. CleanFARMS Inc. is best known for its empty pesticide and fertilizer container recycling program and obsolete pesticide collection campaign. Its programs manage agricultural plastic and other inorganic waste from farms across Canada and have earned a reputation of excellence around the world. CleanFARMS Inc. works together with farmers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, municipalities and provinces to create a safe, healthy and sustainable environment.

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oharae@cleanfarms.ca

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Oct 11, 2019, 18:54 ET Manitoba farmers - Cleanfarms is collecting old, unwanted agricultural pesticides & livestock/equine medications October 21 to 25

Keeps materials out of the environment No cost to farmers MOOSE JAW, SK, Oct. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Now that fall is here, Cleanfarms is running its 2019 collection program for unwanted pesticides and...


Sep 27, 2019, 17:11 ET Cleanfarms programs to recycle and manage farm ag-plastic waste contributes to job creation and economic benefit in Alberta

MOOSE JAW, SK, Sept. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - According to a newly released study commissioned by the Recycling Council of Alberta, Cleanfarms' recycling program in Alberta for agricultural plastic waste...


Sep 27, 2019, 15:02 ET Northern Alberta farmers - Cleanfarms is collecting old, unwanted agricultural pesticides & livestock/equine medications October 7 to 11

Keeps materials out of the environment No cost to farmers MOOSE JAW, SK, Sept. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Now that fall has arrived, Cleanfarms is running its 2019 collection program for unwanted pesticides...


Aug 30, 2019, 11:07 ET Cleanfarms is collecting old, unwanted agricultural pesticides & livestock/equine medications in various Canadian regions

Collection events in Peace Region, Northern Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Newfoundland Keeps materials out of the environment No cost to farmers MOOSE JAW, SK, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Cleanfarms is...


Aug 15, 2019, 14:53 ET 2019 Saskatchewan Grain Bag Recycling Rate Already Surpasses 2018 by 25%

MOOSE JAW, SK, Aug. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Halfway through 2019, and with one of the busiest periods of grain bag recycling still ahead, Saskatchewan farmers have already recycled 25% more grain...


Jun 13, 2019, 22:27 ET Single Use Plastics Bans Not Targeting Ag-plastics: Cleanfarms

MOOSE JAW, SK, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - This week's federal government announcement on the ban of some single use plastics by 2021 has left many Canadian farmers wondering if single use plastics for...


May 01, 2019, 17:35 ET Cleanfarms Posts Increases in 2018 Ag-Plastic Recovery Programs

OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Cleanfarms continues to demonstrate that Canada's agricultural community is committed to managing farm waste responsibly. In its 2018 annual report just released,...


Apr 18, 2019, 16:43 ET Cleanfarms Calling for Farmers to Recycle 100% of Plastic Ag Jugs to Mark 30th Anniversary

MOOSE JAW, SK, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Thirty years ago, the crop protection industry in Canada planted the seeds of a voluntary stewardship program in Prairie communities to collect empty...


Nov 02, 2018, 14:27 ET Cleanfarms to collect unwanted agricultural pesticides & livestock medications at no charge in New Brunswick

Collection events in 11 locations across the province Nov. 5 to 16 Events help keep these materials out of the environment ETOBICOKE, ON, Nov. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - Sometimes the business of farming...


Oct 31, 2018, 17:10 ET Cleanfarms to collect unwanted agricultural pesticides & livestock medications at no charge in Nova Scotia

Collection events in 12 locations across the province Nov. 5 to 16 Events help keep these materials out of the environment ETOBICOKE, ON, Oct. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Sometimes the business of farming...


Oct 26, 2018, 18:50 ET Grain Bag Recycling Environmental Handling Fee Starts Thursday, Nov. 1

MOOSE JAW, SK, Oct. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Saskatchewan farmers who purchase large plastic bags for grain storage will see a change when they buy bags after next Thursday, November 1. That's when...


Oct 13, 2018, 17:38 ET Cleanfarms to collect unwanted agricultural pesticides & livestock medications at no charge in southern Alberta

Collection events in 20 southern Alberta locations begin October 22 Events help keep these materials out of the environment TORONTO, Oct. 13, 2018 /CNW/ -Sometimes the business of farming results in...


Oct 09, 2018, 14:07 ET Cleanfarms events set up to collect unwanted agricultural pesticides & livestock medications in BC at no charge

Collection events in 10 BC Interior locations beginning October 15 Events help keep these materials out of the environment TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Farmers living in or near 10 BC Interior...


Oct 02, 2018, 00:30 ET Cleanfarms Named Canada Clean50 Winner for Programs that Increase Sustainability on Canadian Farms

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Cleanfarms Inc. has been named one of Canada's Clean50 Best Projects for 2019 in recognition of its progressive, innovative and unique programs that promote...


Sep 20, 2018, 17:39 ET Dispose of unwanted pesticides and livestock medications; collections in Northern Saskatchewan October 1 - 5

MOOSE JAW, SK, Sept. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - If you are a farmer living in Northern Saskatchewan and you've got unwanted agricultural pesticides and outdate livestock medications at the back of a farm shed, ...


Feb 27, 2018, 14:04 ET Farmers in British Columbia returned 22,832 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 1,470 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through Cleanfarms' obsolete collection campaign this

VANCOUVER, Feb. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The obsolete collection program is part of the plant science and animal health industry's commitment to the responsible lifecycle management of their products....


Feb 08, 2018, 09:00 ET Prince Edward Island farmers safely dispose of more than 26,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

CHARLOTTETOWN, Feb. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Farmers in Prince Edward Island returned 25,788 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 355 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through...


Jan 24, 2018, 16:23 ET Saskatchewan farmers safely dispose of more than 184,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

REGINA, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Farmers in Saskatchewan returned 181,804 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 2,804 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through Cleanfarms'...


Nov 06, 2017, 10:26 ET Prince Edward Island farmers are invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

CHARLOTTETOWN, Nov. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Prince Edward Island farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications...


Nov 03, 2017, 15:57 ET Prince Edward Island farmers are invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

CHARLOTTETOWN, Nov. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Prince Edward Island farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications...


Oct 23, 2017, 11:11 ET Farmers in Saskatchewan are invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

REGINA, Oct. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Farmers in Saskatchewan are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from October...


Oct 20, 2017, 10:03 ET Saskatchewan farmers are invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

REGINA, Oct. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Saskatchewan farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from October 23...


Oct 03, 2017, 09:36 ET Farmers in British Columbia are invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

VICTORIA, Oct. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Farmers in British Columbia are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from...


Sep 29, 2017, 14:19 ET British Columbia farmers are invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

VICTORIA, Sept. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - British Columbia farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from...


Apr 27, 2017, 10:34 ET Alberta farmers safely dispose of more than 79,000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

EDMONTON, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - Farmers in Alberta returned 79,400 kilograms of obsolete and unwanted pesticides and 5,335 kilograms of livestock and equine medications through CleanFARMS' obsolete...