• Recycled Materials Make a Difference in Our Lives

    Every new item made from recycled material is one less item that would use scarce natural resources.

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  • 2022 Shredder Operations Forum | November 14-15 | Salt Lake City, Utah

    Learn from experts about a variety of important existing and emerging trends in shredder operations.

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  • Calling all K-12 Youth!

    Participate in a national recycling video and poster contest. You could win a trip to ISRI2023!

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  • ISRI Membership Has Its Benefits!

    Did you know you can save on Shredder Operations Forum registration when you join ISRI?

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Recycled Materials Make a Difference in Our Lives

Every new item made from recycled material is one less item that would use scarce natural resources.

2022 Shredder Operations Forum | November 14-15 | Salt Lake City, Utah

Learn from experts about a variety of important existing and emerging trends in shredder operations.

Calling all K-12 Youth!

Participate in a national recycling video and poster contest. You could win a trip to ISRI2023!

ISRI Membership Has Its Benefits!

Did you know you can save on Shredder Operations Forum registration when you join ISRI?

Recycled Plastic is All Around Us

Learn more in this short video that walks you through the lifecycle and highlights the economic and environmental benefits of recycled plastics.

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The U.S. recycling industry contributes $116.8 billion in economic output to the national economy.

The U.S. recycling industry supports more than 506,000 well-paying jobs.

The U.S. recycling industry generates $12.3 billion in tax revenues for governments across the country.

In recent years, the industry has annually recycled more than 130 million tons.

Recycling 1 ton of material is equivalent to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from 7,335 miles driven by an average passenger vehicle.

The recycling industry benefits the environment by reducing the amount of material sent to landfills, thereby preserving the land for better uses.





Faces of ISRI

Meet the men and women that make up the recycling industry.

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