10-year deal is largest applied research partnership in NAIT’s history Edmonton, Alberta, November 26, 2019– Inter Pipeline Ltd. (“Inter Pipeline”) and The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (“NAIT”) today announced a new partnership to research opportunities to...
Advocacy efforts to focus on building a circular economy for plastics Ottawa and Toronto – November 13, 2019 – The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) and the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) today announced they are joining forces to create a...
As part of Phase 1 of the Canada-wide Action Plan on Zero Plastic Waste, CCME will develop guidance to facilitate consistent extended producer responsibility (EPR) policies for plastics across Canada. CCME is seeking input from stakeholders and other interested...
October, 2019 Newsflash message forwarded from Recycle BC Over the weekend, CBC’s Marketplace aired a story exposing challenges related to plastics recycling in British Columbia. As part of the story, Marketplace executed one-time, business-to-business transactions...
The Gary W. Harris Celebration Plaza in downtown Red Deer will feature benches made by Alberta-based Full Circle Plastics with funding from the Alberta Plastics Recycling Association (APRA) and the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA). The company uses 100%...
A local Calgary business and member of the Alberta Plastics Recycling Association (APRA) has been offering plastics recycling to customers across the City for decades. Now, Friendly Earth Environmental is working with autobody shops across the province to recycle...
An announcement was made recently by the Government of China that it intends to block some grades of recovered paper and plastic materials as scrap resources by the end of 2017. This ban stems from China’s previous policies, the Green Fence of 2013 and the National...
On September 14, 2016, APRA’s partner and close ally in plastics recycling, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) announced the winners of the 2016 Plastics Industry Leadership Awards at its annual Plastics Industry Leadership Awards Dinner. CPIA awards...
Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) recycling is expanding throughout the province. A number of companies as well as cities around the province have made an effort to reduce the amount of EPS bound for the landfill by purchasing an EPS densifier that enables recycling. EPS is...
A group of about 50 keen observers gathered around the pyrolysis demonstration that took place at the Alberta Care conference in Whitecourt, September 9-11, 2015. Jason Tanne, the founding partner of Resynergi was demonstrating the machine’s conversion of plastics to...
2019 News Articles
Halifax, NS – June 27, 2019 – Federal, provincial and territorial environment ministers in attendance today released the first phase of the action plan to implement the Canada-wide Strategy on Zero Plastic Waste, which aims to reduce plastic waste across Canada. The action plan lays out concrete measures to achieve the vision of keeping plastics in the economy and out of the environment…
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CPIA Announces 2014 Plastics Industry Leadership Award Winners https://albertaplasticsrecycling.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/file_2014CPIAIndustryAwards_final-1.pdf
Progress report outlines international plastics industry efforts to combat marine litter. https://albertaplasticsrecycling.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/file_NR_Global_Declaration___June_2014.pdf
CPIA Announces Krista Friesen as Vice-President, Sustainability
Earth Day, Sustainability and Plastics
Plastic ‘Caps on Bottles’- Designed to be Recycled
Plastics Packaging Better for Environment than Alternatives Made with Other Materials
Innovations in Plastics: ‘You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet’
Recycling of Plastic Packaging Across Canada Continues to Increase
Study: Plastic Packaging Enables Significant Energy and Greenhouse Gas Savings in U.S. and Canada
CPIA Announces Retirement of Vice President Cathy Cirko
Is that little black dress made with recycled plastics?
Cashing in with Plastics. Making bank notes out of plastic.
Doing More with Less. How plastics packaging helps reduce food waste. https://albertaplasticsrecycling.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/file_NR_PlasticPackagingDoingMorewithLess.doc
2013 News Articles
Coke’s new shrink sleeve designed for easier plastics recycling
Official: Recycling can help the public feel good about plastics
Plastics Makers Honor Innovators in Plastics Recycling
The Recycling Journey of the Plastics Beverage Bottle
EU committee calls for 70 percent plastics recycling http://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20131010/NEWS/131019999/eu-committee-calls-for-70-percent-plastics-recycling#
Could recycled plastic be turned into a low-carbon fuel?
Innovations in Plastics Help Protect Extreme Sport Athletes
Helmets, eye protection and padding are all examples of products made from plastic and used by athletes.
Nascar, Platstics and your daily commute
It may be surprising to learn that plastics play an integral role in the safety of NASCAR racing—and that these innovations in plastics can end up in the car you drive every day.
2011 News Articles
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association plans to restructure into two divisions. video The Canadian Association of Mold MakersCAMM hosted their …
10/24 CPIA leads tour of Edmonton’s mega-recycling facility
Over 200 plastics industry members spent the day at the Edmonton Waste Management Centre (EWMC), North America’s largest collection of modern, sustainable waste processing and research facilities. Situated on 233 hectares of land, the EWMC encompasses… www.canplastics.com
Edmonton Waste Management Center Highlights MSW Fuel…
Toronto, ON—Imagine a world where our garbage actually powers the vehicles we drive. An untapped source of energy. Energy that would cut greenhouse gas.
Canadian Plastics Recycler Wins Award
China tops Europe in plastics production
Canadian plastics industry members to hold meetings with politicians on “Parliament Day”