Industry News & Events
March 4, 2021 The Alberta Plastics Recycling Association (APRA) is pleased to announce it has engaged Eunomia Research & Consulting (Eunomia) and partners to lead the Alberta Plastics Data Project. The project will begin immediately to assess the generation of...
Trash Trapping Devices = Technology and innovations that help capture anthropogenic debris from aquatic ecosystems, while collecting data to quantitatively measure our impact Globally, the contamination of plastic waste in freshwater and marine ecosystems is...
One Health Circle – Under the microscope: Microplastics in our environment and policies for action on all plastics
Past Event Recording Available Hosted by the University of Calgary's One Health, on February 24th at 7pm - a conversation around the emergence of plastics as contaminants of concern. Dr. Leland Jackson (ACWA and UCalgary) and Tammy Schwass (Alberta Plastics Recycling...
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.
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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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