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Research Project To Focus On Agricultural Waste

CleanFarms has received $25,000 from the governments of Canada and Manitoba to examine how best to collect and responsibly manage agricultural waste generated on farms. CleanFarms research will identify the types and quantities of waste paper, plastic and other materials generated by Manitoba farmers. The industry stewardship organization will then look at potential options for

Pesticide Waste Program Continues Under New Name

Anew organization called CleanFARMS(TM) Inc. was launched Feb. 1 to build on successful agricultural stewardship programs started by CropLife Canada, Canada’s plant science industry trade association, more than 20 years ago. CleanFARMS(TM) Inc. will continue to deliver the highly successful empty container and obsolete pesticide collection programs, but will also look at developing new programs