Alberta Plastics Recycling Association

APRA facilitates partnerships and programs to advance circularity across the plastics value chain

Agricultural Plastics

The Agricultural Plastics Working Group (APRG) is operating the Ag Plastics: Recycle It! pilot for grain bags and twine. APRA continues to be an active participant and advocate for a permanent program.

Alberta Circular Plastics Day Held March 15, 2023

View the presentations and proceedings from experts across Alberta’s plastics value chain from our successful inaugural event.

Have Plastics to Recycle?

See our list of member processors here.

Industry News & Events

AGM Nomination is now open!

APRA members work across the plastics value chain to advance a circular economy for plastics in the province. The Association is looking for committed individuals from member organizations to join the Board who have a passion to engage and advance APRA’s strategic...

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Welcome to APRA’s Interim Executive Director

Welcome to APRA’s Interim Executive Director

APRA is happy to introduce Molly Fyten, who has been named as the Interim Executive Director while our current Executive Director, Tammy Schwass is away on a maternity leave. Molly’s home base is near Lac La Biche where she resides on a farm. Ms. Fyten has several...

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 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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FAQs and Links

Learn more about the invention of plastics, the challenges and opportunities for recycling and how it is 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 advance a circular economy and face unique industry challenges together. Explore management and recycling opportunities.

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