(Washington, DC) – The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) today released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Janet McCabe as U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Administrator:
ISRI congratulates Janet McCabe on being confirmed as EPA Deputy Administrator. Her lifetime commitment to the environment will augment the great work being achieved by the EPA team. We look forward to working with Deputy Administrator McCabe to augment recycling’s essential role as a sustainable climate solution.
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the "Voice of the Recycling Industry™." ISRI represents 1,300 companies in 20 chapters in the U.S. and more than 40 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 nearly $116 billion annually in U.S. economic activity, the scrap recycling industry provides more than 506,000 Americans with good jobs.