Ag Plastics Recycling Discussion Session

The Recycling Council of Alberta, Alberta Plastics Recycling Association, CleanFARMS, Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties, and Agricultural Service Boards, presented an Agricultural Plastics Recycling Discussion Session for Agricultural Producer Groups and municipal stakeholders.

The workshop was held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017, at the Lacombe Memorial Centre (5214 – 50 Avenue) in Lacombe, Alberta. The session solicited feedback from stakeholders on agricultural plastics recycling program needs.

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1:00 pm   Christina Seidel (RCA) – Agricultural Plastics Recycling Background

1:15 pm   Ronda Goulden (Assistant Deputy Minister, Alberta Environment and Parks) – Provincial Update

1:30 pm   Kim Timmer (CleanFARMS) – Program Examples from other Jurisdictions

1:45 pm   Calvin Mazurenko (RPC BPI Agriculture / formerly AT Films) – Technical Realities of Manufacturing Ag Film

2:00 pm   Darryl Wolski (Merlin Plastics) – Recycling Ag Plastics

2:15 pm   Alberta Program Examples:
Al Kemmere (Mountain View County)
Jennifer Benson (Yellowhead County)

2:45 pm   Break

3:00 pm   Discussion and feedback

4:30 pm   Close