Check out this podcast to hear about how one of APRA's members - Geocycle - is using non-recyclable plastics to fuel the kiln at LaFarge's Exshaw Plant.https://www.buzzsprout.com/1984300/12394978
Government of Canada is releasing a What We Heard Report following consultations on a federal plastics registry and labelling rules for plastic packaging and single-use plastics. The Report can be accessed here.
Styro-Go and Save-On Foods: Tracking Values, Transparency and Expanded Polystyrene Styro-Go, an Alberta based company located in Calgary, Alberta, has found great success collecting and baling expanded polystyrene (EPS) from local retailers to be recycled into other...
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,...
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). ...
In early 2022, Berry Global began a collaboration with Cleanfarms and PolyAg Recycling in Canada to close the loop in the recovery of used agricultural films and grain bag material in order to create new products with recycled content. The origins of this pioneering...
Inter Pipeline is committed to making polymers as sustainably as possible. It believes in keeping plastic waste out of the environment by using that waste in practical solutions that are applicable in everyday life. At the recent Plastics Research in Action (PRIA)...
OTTAWA, Jan. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada Plastics Pact (CPP) is pleased to welcome three new Partners in Q4 of 2022 who united under the CPP’s shared action plan to build a circular economy for plastics packaging in Canada. New CPP Partners include a...
Registration for ACPD 2023 is now open! The Alberta Plastics Recycling Association, in partnership with the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, is proud to present the inaugural Alberta Circular Plastics Day! WHEN: MARCH 15th, 2023 (8am-4pm with a networking...
At the resumed fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly in February 2022 a resolution was adopted to develop a legally binding instrument on plastic pollution with the ambition to complete the negotiations by the end of 2024. The first session of the...
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”