At ISRI’s Board meeting last week, the Board of Directors passed a comprehensive set of post-consumer plastic scrap specifications.
a complete review by ISRI’s Plastics Division, the Division found that many of
its existing specifications were not in agreement with the norms of the
industry in relation to the definitions and terms of the items being traded. The
Division worked with other stakeholders in the industry such as the Association
of Plastic Recyclers, to ensure the specifications were in harmony with their
A summary of the changes can be found on the ISRI
With this comprehensive update to ISRI’s post-consumer scrap
specifications, the Division will now turn to develop scrap specifications for
post-commercial materials such as PVC, polycarbonate, engineered resins, and
other materials that commonly appear in our member’s yards.
If you have ideas or suggestions for specifications to
develop please feel free to contact Jonathan