ISRI’s Advocacy Agenda for 2022 emphasizes three broad issue areas affecting the industry: Recyclable Commodities are Sustainable Materials, Recycling is Sustainable Manufacturing and We are Recycling.
Rising demand for recycled materials is essential for the health of the planet and for the global economy.
Each year the recycling industry in the United States processes over 130 million metric tons of material into commodities that are used in new products.
From our homes and workplaces to our schools, shopping districts, public transportation, and beyond, the essential role of the recycling industry is everywhere.
A sustainable planet cannot exist without recycling.
Recycling is essential to a healthy trade balance.
Published by Inside Sources, the newest op-ed by ISRI President Robin Wiener highlights environmental strides the industry has made recovering certain types of plastics, and continued opportunities for growth.
In a victory for the recycling industry, providing much needed relief from excessive ocean shipping rates, ISRI applauds the signage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) into law. This follows numerous ISRI advocacy efforts on behalf of recyclers.
ISRI PAC provides contributions to campaigns of members of Congress or candidates seeking federal elective office who have demonstrated a willingness to support recycling and ISRI’s legislative and regulatory agenda.
Through its chapter network, ISRI tracks legislation and advocates for the industry across the states.
As the Voice of the Recycling Industry™, ISRI has developed policy and position statements on a variety of topics, representing the interests of the industry.
ISRI is a staunch advocate for responsible recycling, regulatory enforcement and improving the quality of materials in compliance with our internationally-recognized Specifications.