Industry News & Events
Alberta Collaborative Extended Producer Responsibility (ACES) Study The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, along with the Cities of Edmonton and Calgary, producer representatives, and the Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance, released their “Extended Producer...read more
Research Seeks New Way to Reduce Waste to Landfill and Drive Zero Plastic Waste Calgary, Alberta, Canada (May 11, 2020) – Two Canadian companies will collaborate on innovative technology to close the loop on recycling and drive a plastics circular economy. NOVA...read more
May 11 - Government is kick-starting an expanded electronics recycling project that will support job creation, grow the economy and help municipalities divert more reusable material from landfills. Through a two-year $43 million pilot project, the Alberta government...read more
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.
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.
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.
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.