Industry News & Events
APRA Networking Event
On May 31st, APRA will be hosting networking event with a tour at the Lethbridge Waste adn Recycling Centre from 2-3 pm. The Recycling Centre is located at 213044 Township Road 100, Lethbridge County. Afterwards, we will move to the Nest (located at 2808 5 Ave N,...
APRA Members Featured in New Podcast
Life in the Heartland has launched a new podcast episode highlighting the circular economy of plastics. Featured in the podcast are APRA's Executive Director, Tammy Schwass and long-time APRA member Dan Zembal from PolyAg Recycling. Listen here:...
The Government of Canada has released the Regulatory framework paper: Recycled content and labelling rules for plastics and the Technical paper: Federal Plastics Registry, which can be accessed on the Canadian Environmental Protection Act Registry. The publication of...
Programs & Projects
The Alberta Plastics Recycling Association is focused on advancing plastics circularity in Alberta. We have projects underway including a provincial pilot program to recycle grain bags and twine.
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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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