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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Industry News & Events

Waste to Energy Symposium

On March 12, 2020, the Alberta Plastics Recycling Association and Recycling Council of Alberta will host a full-day symposium on Waste to Energy (WtE). WtE technologies are in operation around the world and include thermal treatment technologies such as gasification...

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Alberta’s Beverage Container Recycling Update

The Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation (ABCRC) shares how beverage containers are recycled and the success of the program here in Alberta. https://www.abcrc.com/news/response-to-cbc-article-of-january-7-2020/  

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Spotlight on post-consumer plastics

On January 16, 1 pm EST Start 2020 off with a fresh view of what’s happening on the post consumer plastics recycling and recovery landscape.  In this hour-long webinar, you’ll hear industry and municipal leaders talk about: Updates on what’s being done...

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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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