Advocacy & Compliance

2021 Advocacy Agenda

ISRI’s Advocacy Agenda for 2021 emphasizes four broad issue areas affecting the industry: Recyclables are Not Waste, Market Access and Industry Growth, Policy & Regulation and Responsible Recycling.

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ISRI Offers a Way Forward for Residential Recycling During Congressional Testimony

Focused on solutions to the complex challenges facing the residential recycling stream, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) today testified during a hearing in front of the House Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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States Pass Resolutions Commending Recycling Workers, Industry

Massachusetts became the first state to commend ISRI and its members in a resolution the state passed on Jan. 5. Passed by the House of Representatives, the resolution commends ISRI and its members for “maintaining the economic viability of the supply chain for Massachusetts manufacturers and their employees.” 
 

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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.

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state-policy

Through its chapter network, ISRI tracks legislation and advocates for the industry across the states.

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As a results of ISRI’s advocacy efforts, the U.S. Mint resumed its Mutilated Coin Redemption Program after a three-year suspension.

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Materials Theft

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.