In early 2022, Berry Global began a collaboration with Cleanfarms and PolyAg Recycling in Canada to close the loop in the recovery of used agricultural films and grain bag material in order to create new products with recycled content.

The origins of this pioneering project date back to 2010 and the first exploration into effective ways to collect used grain bags for recycling. The current program began in 2017 in the province of Saskatchewan and has since expanded to the provinces of Manitoba, British Columbia and Alberta.

This White Paper explains the background to the project, its success and expansion and looks at the wider implications for the global agricultural sector as the world continues to transition to a circular and net zero economy.

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