Industry News & Events
Bill 83, The Environmental Protection and Enhancement Amendment Act, would enable the creation of an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) framework that shifts the physical and financial responsibility of recycling waste to industry product and packaging producers...
Dow announces plan to build world’s first net-zero carbon emissions ethylene and derivatives complex
Decarbonizes ~20% of Dow’s global ethylene capacity while growing polyethylene supply by ~15% and supporting ~$1 billion of EBITDA growth by 2030 Organic, brownfield investment would more than triple Dow’s ethylene and polyethylene capacity from its Fort Saskatchewan,...
Kobe Zembal of Bashaw, 14, and 16-year-old Kale Rochette of Sherwood Park went into business with each other at the end of March, making raised garden planters and benches out of recycled plastic lumber, which is produced at PolyAg Recycling. The boys were nudged onto...
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.