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Ottawa pumps over 4.5 million dollars into recycling farm plastic waste

Mar 22, 2021 | 1:33pm

  The federal government is pumping more than 4.5 million dollars for 5 projects to improve the recycling of plastic waste on the farm. More than one million dollars will go to Cleanfarms, a non-profit industry organization. Cleanfarms executive director Barry Friesen says the funds will expand the recycling of plastic waste on Canadian farms. […]

Sask. farmers show more support for grain bag recycling

Aug 23, 2019 | 6:00am

The number of grain bags being recycled is up 25 percent in Saskatchewan this year. Clean Farms operates the recycling program and stakeholder manager Kim Timmer says farmers in this province have turned in almost 16 hundred tons of used grain bags for recycling. That’s up from almost 13 hundred tons last year. She says […]