• ISRI2022 is Back Live and In-Person!

    Connect and reconnect with your peers from across the industry at ISRI2022, March 21-24, 2022!

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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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  • Register for Fall ISEC

    Join EHS and other professionals for the Fall ISRI Safety and Environmental Conference.

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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 Live and In-Person!

Connect and reconnect with your peers from across the industry at ISRI2022, March 21-24, 2022!

Recycling Creates Jobs

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

Register for Fall ISEC

Join EHS and other professionals for the Fall ISRI Safety and Environmental Conference.

Become An ISRI Member

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

Video: 2021 State of Recycling Address

Watch ISRI President Robin Wiener deliver remarks during ISRI’s Annual Recycling Day Briefing.

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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.



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Faces of ISRI

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

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