• ISRI2022 is Back. And it’s Live!

    Don’t miss out on the largest recycling industry event in two years!

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  • Recycling Creates Jobs

    The essential role and economic impact of the recycling industry is all around us.

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  • Order Your SREA Reports Today!

    Do your due diligence. Prices increase March 1.

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  • Become An ISRI Member

    Expand your network, grow your company, and protect your assets with ISRI membership.

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ISRI2022 is Back. And it’s Live!

Don’t miss out on the largest recycling industry event in two years!

Recycling Creates Jobs

The essential role and economic impact of the recycling industry is all around us.

Order Your SREA Reports Today!

Do your due diligence. Prices increase March 1.

Become An ISRI Member

Expand your network, grow your company, and protect your assets with ISRI membership.

Video: The Life Cycle of a Car

A car's journey begins well before it hits the assembly line. It starts with valuable recycled commodities including a plastic bottle, aluminum can, washing machine, and more.

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The U.S. recycling industry contributes $116.8 billion in economic output to the national economy.

The U.S. recycling industry supports more than 506,000 well-paying jobs.

The U.S. recycling industry generates $12.3 billion in tax revenues for governments across the country.

In recent years, the industry has annually recycled more than 130 million tons.

Recycling 1 ton of material is equivalent to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from 7,335 miles driven by an average passenger vehicle.

The recycling industry benefits the environment by reducing the amount of material sent to landfills, thereby preserving the land for better uses.





Faces of ISRI

Meet the men and women that make up the recycling industry.

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