2014 ISRI Site Redesign Scrap Theft Alert


GSA Business (SC) (04/07/14) Boncimino, Ashley

Responsible, convenient, and local electronics recycling has become more of a focus for businesses in South Carolina now that the state has banned obsolete desktop computers, monitors, printers, and televisions from its landfills. ...
Albany Business Review (04/09/14) Morey, Krystle S.

Upstate Shredding-Ben Weitsman's new 12-acre metal shredding site in Albany, N.Y., is expected to decrease processing time and operating costs for the company. The facility is Upstate Shredding's fourth Port of Albany acquisit...
Mountain View Telegraph (04/10/14) Kaplan, Elise

Residents in New Mexico discard about 2 million tires annually, many of which end up in state landfills or are shipped out of state or recycled. A large-scale solution could be to burn scrap tires for fuel, which generates no odo...

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U.S. UBC Recycling Rate
Keeps Rising

The U.S. used aluminum beverage can recycling rate reached 67 percent in 2012, 1.9 percentage points higher than the 2011 rate of 65.1 percent, according to the Aluminum Association (Arlington, Va.), Can Manuf. Institute (Washing­ton, D.C.), and ISRI.



  • Building a #LegacyofGood by Creating Recyclable Products, Not Throwing Shoes

    By now, you have likely heard about the ‘shoe incident’ involving former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the Vegas conference speaking to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI).
  • Welcome to the ISRI Blog

    With the launch of its new website, ISRI is also premiering its latest communications tool: ISRI Blog. ISRI Blog will allow us to reach out in a new way to members, the general public, law enforcement, environmental community, and other stakeholders in the recycling industry.
  • The Superfund Threat Lives On

    From the 1980s, when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Washington, D.C.) named the first scrap companies as potentially responsible parties in a Superfund case, through the 1990s, Superfund was the bane of the recycling industry.

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