To be eligible for ISRI’s Design for Recycling® Award, a company’s product(s) must be designed/redesigned and manufactured to:
The following are examples of products made using the Design for Recycling concept. Each is a winner of ISRI’s prestigious Design for Recycling Award:
EnviroSense® PaperBlister™ Packaging
EnviroSense® PaperBlister™ packaging offers a recyclable alternative to traditional retail plastic-to-card blister packaging – all without the need for costly new sealing equipment lines. Made entirely from renewable resources, the mono-material EnviroSense PaperBlister package is plastic-free and completely recyclable in the paper stream.
EcoCart™ is first cart ever manufactured with residential bulky rigid plastics from curbside collection. It delivers the same durability, shape, and performance and is recyclable.
Lexmark Toner Cartridges
Lexmark Toner Cartridges are designed with recyclability in mind by planning cartridge design and selecting materials that work well in Lexmark's recycling process for reusing and recycling all parts at Lexmark.
Nestlé® Pure Life® 700ml Bottle
Nestlé Waters North America
The Nestlé® Pure Life® bottle is made entirely from recycled content and features a state-of-the-art, pressure-sensitive label that releases easily during the wash stage of the recycling process.
The Latitude 5590 Laptop and 5285 2-in-1
The Latitude 5590 contains a removable battery, is free of harmful substance such as mercury, eliminated the use of glues and adhesives, contains a modular design making easier to access and disassemble, and uses standardized fasteners. The Latitude 5285 2-in-1 uses gold recycled from used electronic products.
EcoStrate SFS, Inc.
EcoStrate manufactures via its proprietary technology platform composite plastic products from 100% post-consumer, high-polymer content recyclable materials that are difficult to recycle. EcoStrate’s products include traffic signs, indoor/ADA signs, flooring, and other surface materials.
2016 Curved Full HD TV (UN55K6250)
The 2016 Curved Full HD TV incorporates easy-to-disassemble, snap-together parts that are made with minimal chemical content. The snap closures eliminate the use of many screws, making it easier for recyclers to disassemble.
4K ULTRA HD OLED and LED TVs
LG Electronics, Inc.
Award Milestones for ISRI2023 Convention and Exposition in Las Vegas.
Initial Call for Entries.
February 17, 2023
Deadline for submissions.
Request for additional information deadline.
March 13 - 17, 2023
Notification to applicants.
April 17 - 20, 2023
Traditional award date for ISRI2023 Convention and Exposition in Nashville.