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NOVA Chemicals Expands its HDPE Resins for Oriented Film Structures to Advance a Plastics Circular Economy
Oriented polyethylene film technologies offer new building blocks for packaging recyclability Calgary, AB (June 15, 2022) – NOVA Chemicals Corporation (“NOVA Chemicals”) is introducing new resin technology for machine direction oriented (MDO) and biaxially oriented...
From ECCC - June 20, 2022 – Québec City, Quebec No one wants to see plastic litter in their local park or hiking trail, or on the shoreline where their kids play. That’s why the Government of Canada has moved forward a comprehensive plan to ban harmful single-use...
-Extension Includes Additional Ag Plastic Recycling Collection Sites- LETHBRIDGE, AB (April 28, 2022) – A pilot program enabling farmers in Alberta to recycle grain bags and baler twine has been extended beyond its original three-year limit and has been granted...
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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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