Alberta Plastics Recycling Association

Agricultural Plastics

The Agricultural Plastics Working Group (APRG) was formed to understand how best to deal with the rapid increase in the disposal of ag plastics at end of life. APRA has been and continues to be an active participant.

Recycling Markets

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Industry News & Events

Waste to Energy Symposium Presentations Now Available

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:...

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Alberta’s Beverage Container Recycling Update

The Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation (ABCRC) shares how beverage containers are recycled and the success of the program here in Alberta.  

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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...

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 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.

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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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Alberta Contacts

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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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.

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