The Agricultural Plastics Recycling Group (APRG) received $750,000 from Alberta Agriculture and Forestry for three-year pilot
On January 21, 2019, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry announced
a $750,000 grant for the Alberta Agricultural Plastics Recycling Pilot Program. The three-year pilot will target recycling grain bags and twine, as well as research on uses for other recycled agricultural plastics. Moving forward, the APRG will hire a program operator to collect and recycle the grain bags and twine.
Municipalities interested in hosting collection sites are encouraged to watch for future announcements through Contact
or contact the RMA staff listed below.
The APRG is made up of over 20 stakeholder groups representing municipalities, agricultural producers, non-profits, recyclers, and retailers, including RMA. For a full list of members or more information click here
For more information on the Government of Alberta’s announcement click here
For enquiries, please contact:
Director of External Relations & Advocacy