Five projects focused on improving agriculture plastic waste management and bioplastics research will see a share of $4.5 million in funding via the federal government. Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced the funding today alongside¬†Cleanfarms, a national non-profit industry stewardship organization. Cleanfarms will receive up to $1.1 million through the Canadian Agricultural Strategic… Read More

Canadian farmers are continuing to show their commitment to sustainability on the farm by returning agricultural plastic waste, such as empty pesticide and fertilizer containers and grain bags for recycling, to Cleanfarms’ Ag-Waste Environmental programs. Cleanfarms released its 2019 Annual Report for its five permanent collection programs. The programs available are: single-use plastic pesticide and… Read More

As Monday marks the start of Earth Week, Cleanfarms is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The organization started as a voluntary stewardship program in the prairies to collect empty agricultural plastic jugs and over the years has since expanded across Canada. In total, Cleanfarms has recycled approximately 126 million 23L-and-under plastic jugs since inception. The collection… Read More

 

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