Industry News & Events
Industry Members Collaborate to Advance Alberta’s Plastics Circular Economy
EDMONTON, AB (March 15, 2023) – The Alberta Plastics Recycling Association's (APRA) inaugural Alberta Circular Plastics Day attracted over 180 individuals representing organizations across the plastics value chain on March 15. The event was hosted in partnership with...
Government Releases What We Heard Report
Government of Canada is releasing a What We Heard Report following consultations on a federal plastics registry and labelling rules for plastic packaging and single-use plastics. The Report can be accessed here.
Styro-Go and Save-On-Foods: Tracking Values, Transparency and Expanded Polystyrene
Styro-Go and Save-On Foods: Tracking Values, Transparency and Expanded Polystyrene Styro-Go, an Alberta based company located in Calgary, Alberta, has found great success collecting and baling expanded polystyrene (EPS) from local retailers to be recycled into other...
Programs & Projects
The Alberta Plastics Recycling Association is focused on advancing plastics circularity in Alberta. We have projects underway including a provincial pilot program to recycle grain bags and twine.
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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 advance a circular economy and face unique industry challenges together. Explore management and recycling opportunities.
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