Waste to Energy Symposium

Waste to Energy Symposium

On March 12, 2020, the Alberta Plastics Recycling Association and Recycling Council of Alberta will host a full-day symposium on Waste to Energy (WtE). WtE technologies are in operation around the world and include thermal treatment technologies such as gasification...
Spotlight on post-consumer plastics

Spotlight on post-consumer plastics

On January 16, 1 pm EST Start 2020 off with a fresh view of what’s happening on the post consumer plastics recycling and recovery landscape.  In this hour-long webinar, you’ll hear industry and municipal leaders talk about: Updates on what’s being done...
Recycling red tape reduced

Recycling red tape reduced

Government is making it easier for the province’s recycling industry to set surcharges to better respond to changing market conditions. The implementation of fee changes to products in the provincial paint, oil, electronics and tire recycling programs previously...
Recyclers try to get the measure of ag plastics

Recyclers try to get the measure of ag plastics

Plastics play a major role in farm supply needs, from grain bags to bale wrap and twine. An Alberta analysis of waste plastic, completed this fall, estimates total agricultural plastic waste in the province in 2019 to be somewhere between 7,044 and 11,384 tonnes. A...