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FINAL PUBLIC NOTICE: ISRI Proposed Electronics Plastics Specifications Changes

(Washington, DC) – The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) Board of Directors recently approved changes to the electronics plastics specifications listed on pages 46-50 of the Scrap Specifications Circular. As per ISRI’s Policy Manual, any party may submit to ISRI a written appeal of the ISRI Board’s approval of these new specifications up to 30 days after publication of this notice. Written appeals must provide a rationale and a request for action and should be sent to ISRI Chief Economist and Director of Commodities Joe Pickard.

Applicable to all Specs
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  • All specifications are subject to final terms and conditions as agreed to between the buyer and the seller
  • Plastic should not contain hazardous materials, medical waste or free-flowing liquid
  • Contamination includes: painted/coated; laminated; metals; dirt; and wood

Baled Specs:

Baled CRT TV Plastic 

  • From disassembled CRT TVs
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Baled Light Colored CRT Monitor Plastic 

  • From disassembled light colored (white, beige) CRT computer monitors
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Baled Dark Colored CRT Monitor Plastic 

  • From disassembled dark (black, dark grey) colored CRT monitors
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Baled Dark Colored Flat Panel Monitor Plastic

  • From disassembled dark (black, dark grey) colored LED and LCD monitors
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Baled Dark Colored Printer Plastic

  • From disassembled dark (black, dark grey) colored printers
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Baled Light Colored Printer Plastic

  • From disassembled light (white, beige) colored printers
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Baled Dark Colored Mixed Electronics Plastic 

  • From disassembled dark (black, dark grey) mixed electronics equipment
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Baled Light Colored Copier Plastic

  • From disassembled light (white, beige) colored copiers
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Baled Dark Colored Copier Plastic

  • From disassembled dark (black, dark grey) colored copiers
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Baled Light Colored Mixed Electronics Plastic 

  • From disassembled light colored (white, beige) electronics equipment
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Baled Mixed Color Electronics Plastic 

  • From disassembled mixed (all colors) colored electronics equipment
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight


Shredded Specs:

Shredded CRT TV Plastic 

  • From shredded or disassembled TVs
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Shredded Light Colored CRT Monitor Plastic 

  • From shredded or disassembled light (white, beige) colored monitors
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Shredded Dark CRT Monitor Plastic 

  • From shredded or disassembled dark (black, dark grey) colored monitors
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Shredded Dark Electronics Plastic 

  • From shredded or disassembled dark (black, dark grey) colored electronics equipment
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Shredded Light Electronics Plastic 

  • From shredded or disassembled light (white, beige) colored electronics equipment
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

Shredded Mixed Color Electronics Plastic 

  • From shredded or disassembled mixed (all colors) colored electronics equipment
  • 36,000 +/- pounds per 40 ft. HC or tractor trailer
  • Maximum Contamination < or = 2.0% by weight

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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the Voice of the Recycling Industry™. ISRI represents more than 1,600 companies in 21 chapters nationwide that process, broker and industrially consume scrap commodities, including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber, electronics and textiles. With headquarters in Washington, DC, the Institute provides safety, education, advocacy, and compliance training, and promotes public awareness of the vital role recycling plays in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment and sustainable development.

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