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.

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Circular Logic

Circular Logic

Alberta's Farm Plastics Recycling Economy Continues to Grow From grain bags to plastic pellets to grain bags: that’s the circular vision of the many stakeholders behind the Alberta Ag-Plastic. Recycle It! program. The aim of the three-year pilot project is to collect...

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Federal announcement on plastics pollution

Federal announcement on plastics pollution

October 7 - Today, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced the next steps in the Government of Canada’s plan to achieve zero plastic waste by 2030. The plan will protect wildlife and our waters, reduce greenhouse gas...

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Alberta Announces Natural Gas Strategy

Alberta Announces Natural Gas Strategy

The Strategy, announced on October 6, lists key priorities including advancing a plastics circular economy in the province. The Natural Gas Vision and Strategy is a key part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan and shares the actions Alberta’s government will take to grow the...

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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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Membership

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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