The committee is responsible for recommending an auditor to the Board of Directors, ensuring that a proper accounting system is in place and ensuring the security of the association’s assets. (Section 188.8.131.52 of the ISRI Policy Manual).
Challenges & Opportunities
The mission of the Challenges & Opportunities Committee is to focus on the dynamic changes within the recycling industry, thus identifying future trends, opportunities and roadblocks facing the industry and the association, and report and, as appropriate, make recommendations to the Board annually (or sooner as appropriate) as to how to address what has been identified. The Committee should not itself identify solutions, but instead recommend how the association should go about finding such.
The Circle’s mission to bring together like minded companies to focus on improving operational safety within member facilities. That focus is aimed at improving employee safety, setting industry safety benchmarks, reducing workman’s compensation costs, and making the recycling industry a safer place to work.
Provides strategic and tactical advice on key member and industry communications and public relations issues, along with editorial guidance to Scrap magazine.
The mission of the ISRI Convention Committee is to provide guidance and oversight for ISRI’s Annual Convention and Exposition, including identification of future locations, structure assessment, and pertinence of programs for the industry and current ISRI membership.
Education & Training
Oversees the development, production, and implementation of ISRI education and training programs for all levels of employees in the scrap recycling industry workforce and across multiple platforms.
The mission of the ISRI Finance Committee is to address all Association financial matters including approval of the ISRI annual budget, financial statements, investments, and member dues. The Committee shall, at least annually, review the dues and other revenues of the Association. (Section 184.108.40.206 of the ISRI Policy Manual). The Finance Committee shall address financial matters with appropriate transparency for the benefit of the ISRI membership.
Develops strategic guidance on key industry issues and public policy positions at the federal, state and local levels.
The mission of the ISRI Leadership Committee is to make nominations for candidates for the Board of Directors and the Officers of the Association, identify future leaders of the Association and provide leadership development
The mission of the ISRI Membership Committee (“Committee”) is to provide guidance and oversight on ISRI’s membership structure; recruitment, engagement, and retention strategies; and benefits to ensure ISRI remains relevant, delivers value, is responsive to member needs, and generates revenue to support the work of the association.
The mission of the MRF Committee is to provide a forum where processors of residential recycling (whether single-stream, dual-stream, or drop off programs), and the consumers of the materials generated by those programs, can exchange pertinent information, discuss and respond to emerging issues, and stay abreast of domestic and global economic developments and markets. Although jointly chaired by ISRI leaders from the plastics and paper divisions, recyclers and consumers from other commodities (glass, ferrous, non-ferrous, etc.) with a stake in residential recycling are encouraged to participate.
The mission of the ISRI Safe Operations Committee is to address issues affecting members’ day-to-day operations, including but not limited to quality, safety, technology, transportation, insurance, and environmental compliance. The Safe Operations Committee should be at the forefront of changing the safety culture within the recycling industry.
The mission of the ISRI Shredders Committee is to develop positions, procedures, and tools to support all aspects of shredder operations.
The mission of the ISRI Trade Committee is to address issues relating to the international trade of scrap materials, including the development of advocacy positions and addressing compliance issues related to international trade.