Plastics Research in Action at NAIT

Summary of the technology

Learn more about NAIT’s $10 million, ten-year research collaboration to advance the reuse and recycling of plastic in Canada and around the world.

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)

Details of the Technology Offer

Almost 80% of all post-consumer plastics in Canada currently end up in landfills. Innovative thinking is critical to address this complex societal issue.

As a polytechnic, NAIT is dedicated to helping industry develop practical, impactful solutions to address their specific needs and challenges.

In the largest applied research partnership in NAIT’s history, the polytechnic has partnered with Heartland Polymers, Inter Pipeline's polypropylene brand, a world-scale energy infrastructure company developing North America’s first integrated propane dehydrogenation and polypropylene complex, to advance the reuse and recycling of plastic in Canada and beyond. Learn more here including Plastics Resesarch in Action annual updates:

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  • Industrial manufacturing, Material and Transport Technologies
  • Agriculture and Marine Resources
  • Measurements and Standards
  • Protecting Man and Environment
  • Environment
  • Measurement and Detection of Pollution
  • Sustainability

About Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)

As one of Canada’s leading research polytechnics, we help industry create and improve processes, technologies, and services. Our tailor-made solutions address complex problems industries are facing, positioning us to drive greater impact for our economy.

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