Alberta Plastics Recycling Association

Agricultural Plastics

The Agricultural Plastics Working Group (APRG) was formed to understand how best to deal with the rapid increase in the disposal of ag plastics at end of life. APRA has been and continues to be an active participant.

Recycling Markets

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Have Plastics to Recycle?

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Industry News & Events

OCS Calgary Stakeholder Workshop

Hosted by the Alberta Plastics Recycling Association in Partnership with the City of Calgary Location: Calgary Fire Dept Headquarters, All Fallen Boardroom, 4144 11 St SE, Calgary November 19th, 12:30 – 4:30 pm Cost: $20/pp – includes lunch and resource package....

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Comments Requested: Consistent EPR policies for plastics

As part of Phase 1 of the Canada-wide Action Plan on Zero Plastic Waste, CCME will develop guidance to facilitate consistent extended producer responsibility (EPR) policies for plastics across Canada. CCME is seeking input from stakeholders and other interested...

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 Programs & Projects

 The Alberta Plastics Recycling Association is focused on advancing recycling in Alberta. We have a number of projects underway including a provincial pilot program to recycle grain bags and twine.

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FAQs and Links

 Learn more about the invention of plastics, the challenges of recycling as a result of engineering and chemical design and how it is recycled to be made into new materials.

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Alberta Contacts

APRA members are knowledgeable processors and recyclers and can assist with recycling your plastics. Let them know what material you have (plastics id number if possible), how much you have and where you are located.  

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As a member of APRA, you will join like-minded individuals seeking solutions to unique industry challenges. Explore waste management and recycling opportunities that directly affect your business and the environment.

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