Industry News & Events
Environment Ministers discuss sustainable economic recovery; complete action plan on zero plastic waste
Federal, provincial and territorial environment ministers discussed how action on environmental priorities across Canada will contribute to the economic recovery as the country eases restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic. Ministers discussed a range of...
A new collaboration between government, industry, and academia will help transform and innovate Alberta’s plastics sector by creating a plastics circular economy within the province. The Plastics Alliance of Alberta will work to ensure that Alberta’s plastics sector...
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...
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.