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
March 15, 2023

Join us as we convene members across Alberta’s plastics value chain.

Have Plastics to Recycle?

See our list of member processors here.

Industry News & Events

United Nations Meets on Plastic Pollution

United Nations Meets on Plastic Pollution

At the resumed fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly in February 2022 a resolution was adopted to develop a legally binding instrument on plastic pollution with the ambition to complete the negotiations by the end of 2024. The first session of the...

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Ontario Sets Requirements for Advanced Recycling Facilities

Ontario Sets Requirements for Advanced Recycling Facilities

Ontario has finalized changes to thresholds for thermal treatment facilities that determine the environmental assessment requirements for advanced recycling. These thresholds have been incorporated in Ontario Regulation 101/7: Waste Management Projects made under the...

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APRA Announces 2022-23 Board of Directors

APRA Announces 2022-23 Board of Directors

Thank you to those of you who were able to attend APRA’s 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) held virtually on November 24, 2022. I am pleased to inform you of the successful candidates who will fill the vacant seats on APRA’s Board of Directors. They are Shelley Hiron,...

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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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Membership

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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