Alberta Plastics Recycling Association

Agricultural Plastics

The Agricultural Plastics Working Group (APRG) was formed to understand how best to deal with the rapid increase in the disposal of ag plastics at end of life. APRA has been and continues to be an active participant.

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Industry News & Events

Alberta’s working to make its plastics industry sustainable

Alberta’s working to make its plastics industry sustainable

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...

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Operation Clean Sweep Workshop

Operation Clean Sweep Workshop

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...

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 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.

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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.

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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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Membership

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.

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