Industry News & Events
2021 marks the 30th year of the Alberta Plastics Recycling Association’s work to facilitate plastics recycling opportunities. APRA members and directors celebrated this milestone at the Association’s Annual General Meeting on May 26. The AGM featured presentations...
Closed Loop Partners Launches Multi-Million Dollar Circular Plastics Fund with Dow, LyondellBasell, & NOVA Chemicals to Accelerate Investment in Plastics Recycling Infrastructure
New York, NY (May 26, 2021) – Today, three leading plastics and material science companies––Dow, LyondellBasell and NOVA Chemicals––announced the establishment of the Closed Loop Circular Plastics Fund to invest in scalable recycling technologies, equipment upgrades...
Dow and Mura Technology announce partnership to scale game-changing new advanced recycling solution for plastics
TEESSIDE, United Kingdom – April 22, 2021 – Today Dow (NYSE: DOW) a global leader in materials science, and Mura Technology, the global pioneer of an advanced plastic recycling solution, announced a partnership to help keep plastic waste out of the environment. This...
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.
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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.