Farmers can start recycling empty pesticide and fertilizer containers on May 2.
In addition to empty small plastic containers for pesticides and fertilizers, Cleanfarms’ programs include:
- A nation-wide recycling program for large non-deposit plastic totes and drums for pesticides and fertilizers,
- Recycling programs for grain bags and baler twine,
- A nation-wide collection and proper disposal program for unwanted pesticides and old, obsolete livestock and equine medications, and
- A disposal program for see and pesticide bags in Quebec.
Visit www.cleanfarms.ca for location collections.
Ratepayers are reminded that putting their own dust suppressant on RM roads is not permitted. Please contact the RM Office for further information regarding the cost sharing program for dust control.
The Province has passed new legislation that requires all residential occupancies to have carbon monoxide and smoke alarms, regardless of the building’s age or size, in place by July 1, 2022. Did you know that Saskatchewan averages 1200 carbon monoxide incidents each year? For your own safety, please comply.
The Agricultural Health & Safety Network and the Canadian Centre for Health and Safety are offering free webinar sessions on Sowing the Seeds of Mental Health: Supporting the Mental Health of Canadian Farmers. Please click on the link for more information. Poster SOWING THE SEEDS OF MENTAL HEALTH
Free rapid tests for Covid-19 are now available for pick-up at the RM Office. A reminder that we are closed December 24th, 27th and January 3rd. Office hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, closed from 12:00 to 12:30 pm.
Ratepayers are being reminded to Call Before You Dig. The number to call is 1(866)828-4888. This includes any type of excavation work and includes near any pipeline.
Do you have an extra Excelsior Echoes history book that you would like taken off your hands? If so, please contact the RM office at email@example.com or (306) 784-3121.