conversion technologies

Conversion Technologies Showcase in Edmonton, Alberta

In 2015, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) held a stakeholder tour at the Enerkem facility in Edmonton, Alberta to engage and educate about the potential of energy recovery/conversion technologies in Canada. A similar tour is being held in Ontario in...
Great Lakes project CPIA

Great Lakes Fisheries Project in Canada

In 2015, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) engaged a commercial fishery on one of the Great Lakes, Lake Erie, to explore the types of plastics being generated and test collection channels. There are plans to spread lessons learned from the 2015 pilot...
polystyrene foam recycling directory

Polystyrene Foam Recycling Directory

In 2015, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), American Chemistry Council (ACC) worked with a variety of partners to create and populate an online directory of private and municipal options for polystyrene foam recycling. PSFoamRecycling.org allows users...
film recycling

Film Collection and Plastic Bag Recycling Search

In 2015, Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) populated the Plastic Film Recycling website zip code locator database with Canadian data on retail locations that collect plastic bags and film product wraps for recycling. The resource is being promoted by CPIA...