Industry News & Events
September 16 - Published in the Edmonton Journal. Op-ed by Tammy Schwass Canadians have relied on the sanitary benefits of plastic during the coronavirus pandemic, with some reports showing upwards of a 250-per-cent increase in single-use plastic. As Albertans, we are...
Join industry members for an Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) workshop on October 7 from 1-3pm MT. The workshop will include special presentations about OCS as a way to manage pellets, flake and powder in your operations. We will share best practices and discuss challenges...
Agreement will Advance the Plastics Circular Economy with PCR Calgary, Alberta, Canada (September 1, 2020) – Today, NOVA Chemicals Corporation (“NOVA Chemicals”), a leading producer of chemicals and plastic resins, announced a long-term agreement with Merlin Plastics...
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.