Advocacy & Compliance

2022 Advocacy Agenda

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.

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Jan 15, 2018, 12:54 PM
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EPA Clarifies Recycling of Vehicles with Airbags
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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.
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http://www.isri.org/news-publications/news-details/2018/07/27/isri-successfully-gains-epa-clarification-on-recycling-of-airbags
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Recycling is Essential to Land Preservation- ISRI President

Published by InsideSources, the latest op-ed by ISRI President Robin Wiener details the role of recycling in the preservation of tribal land, and providing a cleaner & safer alternative that can reduce the need for mineral extraction from the earth.

 

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Recyclers Score a Win in NJ Recycled Content Bill

On Jan. 18, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a bill establishing postconsumer recycled content [PCR] requirements for rigid plastic containers; glass containers; paper and plastic carryout bags; and plastic garbage bags.
 

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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.