Established in 1991, the Alberta Plastics Recycling Association (APRA) is an Alberta not-for-profit industry association, dedicated to sustainable plastics recycling and minimizing plastic waste in the landfill. APRA facilitates the development of sustainable programs to effectively manage plastics waste and acts as a resource to Alberta Environment (AENV) and interest groups including individuals, governments and companies.
The Association is committed to the hierarchy of the 4Rs – Reduce, Re-use, Recycle, and Recover.
Its membership consists of plastics resin producers, plastic manufacturers, fabricators and converters, packagers and fillers of plastic products, wholesalers and retailers of plastic products and products in plastics packaging, and plastics recyclers and the recycling community.
ARPA is affiliated with Canadian Plastic Industry Association (CPIA) www.plastics.ca.