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ISRI advocates for the recycling industry at all levels of government on policies and regulations that impact its members. ISRI’s Advocacy Agenda for 2019 emphasizes six broad issue areas affecting the industry: Market Development & Economic Opportunity, International Trade, Energy and the Environment, Transportation & Infrastructure Development, Workforce Safety Initiatives and Immigration Issues and Regulatory Policy.
ISRI prepared a comprehensive 2019 Advocacy Agenda that focused our efforts on six broad issue areas affecting the industry
ISRI - through its combined network of national and chapter resources - tracked and reported on more than 500 state bills and regulations across the nation
ISRI advocated for the EPA to issue a clarifying memo with much-needed guidance for recyclers that routinely recycle vehicles containing airbags. These efforts proved successful when the EPA recently issued such a memo dated July 19.
From the moment rumors began circulating in May that China was considering banning certain scrap imports and severely restricting others, ISRI worked aggressively to activate the U.S. Government and other entities around the world
ISRI Opposes Export Controls in Comments with the Bureau of Industry Security.
The latest information and data related to China’s ban on scrap imports and tariffs.
Access a clearinghouse of resources addressing these two laws that have had a tremendous impact on the recycling industry.
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 a results of ISRI’s advocacy efforts, the U.S. Mint resumed its Mutilated Coin Redemption Program after a three-year suspension.
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.