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Recycling Industry

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Joe Pickard
Chief Economist
Director, Commodities
(202) 662-8542


ISRI provides weekly updates to members on the economic, commodity and scrap market developments affecting the industry. ISRI also provides commodity-specific information about how ferrous and nonferrous metals, recovered paper, plastics, electronics, rubber, glass and other scrap commodities are generated, processed, traded and used.

ISRI Scrap Yearbook


ISRI Scrap Yearbook 2016 is designed to not only provide the most up-to-date information and statistics about global scrap recycling, but also aims to provide readers with a clearer understanding of what the scrap industry actually is, how it has evolved and operates, and the scope of the tremendous economic and environmental benefits the industry generates for the planet.

The 2016 Yearbook contains information about global scrap flows, fast-growing segments of the industry such as electronics recycling, and about ISRI itself.


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Scrap Specifications Circular

The Scrap Specifications Circular provides guidelines for buying and selling a variety of processed scrap commodities, including ferrous, nonferrous, paper, plastics, electronics, rubber, and glass.


ISRI Weekly Market Report


The Weekly Market Report is a member-only e-mail report that provide updates and analysis on the commodity markets.

Commodity Selection

Use the menu below to learn more about a specific commodity.

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