Alberta Plastics Data Project RFP

Alberta Plastics Data Project RFP

The Alberta Plastics Recycling Association is now accepting proposals for the Alberta Plastics Data Project RFP.  The deadline for submission is noon MT on February 10, 2021. Please submit questions and proposals to tammy [at] albertaplasticsrecycling.com Questions...
Alberta Partners Advance Plastics Data Project

Alberta Partners Advance Plastics Data Project

Alberta Plastics Recycling Association Receives Zero Plastic Waste Funding from the Federal Government January 21, 2021 – The Alberta Plastics Recycling Association (APRA) is pleased to announce a new project to collect data on the generation of plastics within...
Foam Recycling Event Assesses Future Program Viability

Foam Recycling Event Assesses Future Program Viability

On Saturday September 12, a round up was held for Red Deer Residents to recycle Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) (commonly known by Dow’s tradename as Styrofoam). The pilot collection event was a collaboration between NOVA Chemicals, Styro-Go, the Alberta Recycling...
Circular Logic

Circular Logic

Alberta’s Farm Plastics Recycling Economy Continues to Grow From grain bags to plastic pellets to grain bags: that’s the circular vision of the many stakeholders behind the Alberta Ag-Plastic. Recycle It! program. The aim of the three-year pilot project is to...
Federal announcement on plastics pollution

Federal announcement on plastics pollution

October 7 – Today, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced the next steps in the Government of Canada’s plan to achieve zero plastic waste by 2030. The plan will protect wildlife and our waters, reduce greenhouse...
As Alberta seeks to become a recycling hub, experts say it needs to hold plastics producers accountable

Alberta Announces Natural Gas Strategy

The Strategy, announced on October 6, lists key priorities including advancing a plastics circular economy in the province. The Natural Gas Vision and Strategy is a key part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan and shares the actions Alberta’s government will take to grow the...