Industry News & Events
On March 12, 2020, the Alberta Plastics Recycling Association and Recycling Council of Alberta hosted a full-day symposium on Waste to Energy (WtE). 170 people attended and over a dozen speakers. Copies of presentations are now available:...read more
The Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation (ABCRC) shares how beverage containers are recycled and the success of the program here in Alberta. https://www.abcrc.com/news/response-to-cbc-article-of-january-7-2020/read more
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...read more
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.
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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