Industry News & Events
APRA board members Joe Hruska and Dave Schwass were recognized as CanPlast Award winners for contributing their time, energy and expertise to improving the competitive and environmental performance of the Canadian plastics industry. Tammy Schwass, executive director...read more
October, 2019 Newsflash message forwarded from Recycle BC Over the weekend, CBC’s Marketplace aired a story exposing challenges related to plastics recycling in British Columbia. As part of the story, Marketplace executed one-time, business-to-business transactions...read more
PolyAg PolyAg recycles single-use agricultural plastics into plastic pellets for the plastics market. Initially, PolyAg will focus on recycling low density polyethylene (LDPE) grain bags. Custom grinding/flaking/pelletizing of other plastics...read more
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.