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Advocacy & Compliance

2019 Advocacy Agenda

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.

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Jan 15, 2018, 12:54 PM
Frontend Title:
EPA Clarifies Recycling of Vehicles with Airbags
Frontend Text:
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.
Page Link:
http://www.isri.org/news-publications/news-details/2018/07/27/isri-successfully-gains-epa-clarification-on-recycling-of-airbags
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China's Scrap Trade Policy

The latest information and data related to China’s ban on scrap imports and tariffs. 

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Superfund/SREA

Access a clearinghouse of resources addressing these two laws that have had a tremendous impact on the recycling industry. 

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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.