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Danielle Waterfield
Sr. Director, Government Relations / Asst General Counsel
daniellewaterfield@isri.org
(202) 662-8516


Brady Mills
Director of Law Enforcement Outreach
bradymills@isri.org
(202) 662-8526

Tools for Recyclers

ISRI members are leaders of the scrap recycling industry and are committed to compliance with the law.  Resources on this page are designed to assist ISRI members with compliance and taking active steps to be part of the solution to metals theft.

Compliance Posters

ISRI members are leaders of the scrap recycling industry and are committed to compliance with the law.  Resources on this page are designed to assist ISRI members with compliance and taking active steps to be part of the solution to metals theft.

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FAQs

Access a listing of frequently asked questions related to the fight against metals theft.

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Glossary of Common Materials Processed by Recycling Companies

Search through a comprehensive glossary of common materials processed by recycling companies across the country. These codes, based on the ISRI Specifications Guide, will help law enforcement with materials identification.

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Best Practices

Unfortunately, criminals will take advantage of nearly every opportunity available to them. Thus, as commodity prices rise, the theft of scrap metals and recovered paper seems to increase as well. No one is immune to this problem. Members of the recycling industry also are often the victims of material theft.

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State Metals Theft Law Database

Created as a public resource for legislators, law enforcement, recyclers, and other interested parties, the State Metals Theft Law Database helps visitors understand the laws with pre-made or custom reports on the provisions and states that interest them. This resource has been highlighted by the National Conference of State Legislatures as an incredibly comprehensive and useful source of information.

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To combat the important issue of metals theft, ISRI has developed www.ScrapTheftAlert.com, an online theft alert system that is available to law enforcement, recyclers, and property owners - free of charge.

Learn how to use www.ScrapTheftAlert.com, a free-of-charge online theft alert system that is available to law enforcement, recyclers, and property owners.