(Washington, DC) – The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced today that ISRI President Robin Wiener has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit organization that leverages corporate partner funding to aid recycling in states, cities, and communities nationwide. As the leader of the Voice of the Recycling Industry™, Wiener will serve a three-year term providing expertise to advance the priorities of the organization.
“One of the most significant challenges currently revolves around the question of what does it mean for a material or a product to be recyclable,” said ISRI President Robin Wiener. “This is a priority issue for the recycling industry, and one that I look forward to working with The Partnership to help resolve through consensus across all stakeholders.”
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the "Voice of the Recycling Industry™." ISRI represents 1,300 companies 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.