Industry News & Events
As Alberta seeks to become a recycling hub, experts say it needs to hold plastics producers accountable
Published in the Edmonton Journal, December 26, 2020 Recycling advocates say for Alberta to become a North American recycling hub, it needs to take plastics manufacturers to task on designing and directing where products go once they’ve been used. As part of its...
On Saturday September 12, a round up was held for Red Deer Residents to recycle Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) (commonly known by Dow’s tradename as Styrofoam). The pilot collection event was a collaboration between NOVA Chemicals, Styro-Go, the Alberta Recycling...
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...
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.
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