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ISRI Mobile App Launches New Features Providing Recyclers with More Access to News and Information

(Washington, DC) – The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) today announced it released an updated version of ISRI Mobile with enhanced communication features. Users of the iPhone and Android apps will now have the ability to receive customized notifications and more detailed alerts pertaining to the recycling industry.

“The ability to reach ISRI members with important news and information needed to operate their business shows the ultimate value of our organization,” said Mark Carpenter, senior director of communications for ISRI. “We strive to be on the cutting-edge of communications and offer a number of solutions for those in the recycling industry to stay informed. The additional features of ISRI Mobile allow us to provide more customized and detailed alerts directly into the hands of our members.”

The three new features of ISRI Mobile are:

  1. Targeted Push Notifications – By selecting Targeted Push in the Settings, users can now choose ISRI chapters and/or commodities of interest and receive customized notifications on those topics.
  2. Alerts – A new Alerts button has been added that allows for more detailed information to accompany push notifications.
  3. Badges – A notification icon now appears by the Alerts and News buttons letting the user know there are unread items waiting to be read.

Also, just launched was the ISRI2017 convention portion of the app. It includes schedule, attendee, speaker, and exhibitor information on ISRI’s annual convention and exposition being held April 22-27 in New Orleans.

The new functionality adds to existing features including access to ISRI’s Scrap Specifications Circular, Scrap magazine, industry facts and figures, social media, and an ISRI members only section that includes a membership directory.

ISRI’s mobile applications are developed and maintained by Purple Forge. Purple Forge is the leading provider of mobile applications to associations and advocacy organizations, including the National Mining Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.


The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the "Voice of the Recycling Industry™." ISRI represents more than 1,300 companies in 21 chapters in the U.S. and 35 countries that process, broker, and consume scrap commodities, including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber, electronics, and textiles. With headquarters in Washington, DC, the Institute provides education, advocacy, safety 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. Generating more than $105 billion annually in U.S. economic activity, the scrap recycling industry provides nearly half a million Americans with good jobs. For more information about ISRI, please visit www.isri.org.

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