Alberta Plastics Recycling Association

APRA facilitates partnerships and programs to advance circularity across the plastics value chain

Agricultural Plastics

The Agricultural Plastics Working Group (APRG) is operating the Ag Plastics: Recycle It! pilot for grain bags and twine. APRA continues to be an active participant and advocate for a permanent program.

Alberta Circular Plastics Day Held March 15, 2023

View the presentations and proceedings from experts across Alberta’s plastics value chain from our successful inaugural event.

Have Plastics to Recycle?

See our list of member processors here.

Industry News & Events

APRA AGM Election Meeting November 22, 2023!

The Alberta Plastics Recycling Association’s Board of Directors has opened the nomination process for two-year Board terms, from 2024-2026. APRA members work across the plastics value chain to advance a circular economy for plastics in the province. The election will...

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Member Tour and Networking Event (University of Alberta)

On September 13th, 2023 APRA members were given a full tour of the University of Alberta GAME facility and their polymerization laboratories. They also were given the opportunity to discuss and network at the RATT pub on campus after the tour. [gallery...

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AGM Nomination is now open!

APRA members work across the plastics value chain to advance a circular economy for plastics in the province. The Association is looking for committed individuals from member organizations to join the Board who have a passion to engage and advance APRA’s strategic...

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 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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FAQs and Links

Learn more about the invention of plastics, the challenges and opportunities for recycling and how it is made into new materials.
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Alberta Contacts

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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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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