Submitted by Northeast Region Community Awareness Emergency Response (NRCAER) They lower our heart rates, love us unconditionally, and are so happy to see us whether it’s been eight seconds or eight hours. Our animals give their humans so much and most of us would do anything for them. One of the things we can do,…

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A circular economy allows resources to be used for as long as possible, extracting the maximum value from them while they are in use. This is different from a linear economy where we use a product, followed by disposal. 

Take plastics, for example. The unique characteristics of plastics allow them to be lightweight, durable, versatile, and cost effective. Plastics can help extend the life of our food, contribute to product shelf life, and even protect our front line workers. But plastics waste is an increasing burden on our environment, including oceans and other water bodies. 


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Submitted by Northeast Region Community Awareness Emergency Response (NRCAER) They lower our heart rates, love us unconditionally, and are so happy to see us whether it’s been eight seconds or eight hours. Our animals give their humans so much and most of us would do anything for them. One of the things we can do,…

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Submitted by Northeast Region Community Awareness Emergency Response (NRCAER) They lower our heart rates, love us unconditionally, and are so happy to see us whether it’s been eight seconds or eight hours. Our animals give their humans so much and most of us would do anything for them. One of the things we can do,…

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For many companies in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland, warmer spring weather signals the start of clean up, maintenance, new projects and outside activities. It’s also a time referred to as turnaround season, where industrial facilities either stop or decrease production to maintain their facilities to keep them operating safely and efficiently. 


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With more than 95% of all manufactured products relying on chemistry, Alberta’s Industrial Heartland plays a pivotal role in understanding and addressing plastics sustainability and a low-carbon energy future for all Canadians. Petrochemicals and hydrocarbon processing has a well-established history of innovation to help solve society’s most pressing needs by developing new processes and solutions.…

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Alberta’s Industrial Heartland is a region rich with opportunity.  We have access to a world-class education system, vibrant communities, and an economic advantage that is second-to-none. Our region is considered one of the best in the world for petrochemical, manufacturing, oil and gas investment and is also Canada’s largest hydrocarbon processing region. 

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Alberta’s Industrial Heartland region has seen some very cold weather in recent weeks, keeping even those who love wintertime bundled up and indoors. A drop into the deep freeze often restricts our activities, and it can also affect the quality of the outdoor air. 


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