• Recycling Creates Jobs

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

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  • ISRI2022 is Back!

    The ISRI Convention and Exposition returns in-person to Las Vegas in March 2022!

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  • Manufacturing Depends on Recycling

    The recycling industry supplies recyclable material for production of new materials.

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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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Recycling Creates Jobs

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

ISRI2022 is Back!

The ISRI Convention and Exposition returns in-person to Las Vegas in March 2022!

Manufacturing Depends on Recycling

The recycling industry supplies recyclable material for production of new materials.

Become An ISRI Member

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

Nidhi Turakhia, Allied Alloys

“For me, ISRI’s most invaluable benefits are the networking opportunities it provides – even during the COVID-19 era. ISRI now offers numerous virtual educational webinars and meetings that allow me to expand my industry knowledge and meet people I wouldn’t otherwise meet.”

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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