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
March 15, 2023

Join us as we convene members across Alberta’s plastics value chain.

Have Plastics to Recycle?

See our list of member processors here.

Industry News & Events

PetroChem Canada West Conference

PetroChem Canada West Conference

Alberta is Canada’s largest refining and petrochemical cluster. With the province's abundant feedstock and transportations systems, this sector is poised to continue growing. New and existing operators are taking advantage of Alberta’s energy resources and new...

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Canada and global efforts to end plastic pollution at INC-1

Canada and global efforts to end plastic pollution at INC-1

  The first session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) to develop an international legally binding instrument to end plastic pollution, including in the marine environment, was held from November 28 to December 2, 2022 in Punta del Este,...

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EPR Virtual Information Session – January 19, 2023

EPR Virtual Information Session – January 19, 2023

Dear valued stakeholder, Alberta’s enabling regulatory framework for establishing extended producer responsibility (EPR) came into force on November 30, 2022 and can now be found on Alberta King’s Printer, Extended Producer Responsibility Regulation (AR 194/2022). ...

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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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Membership

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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