ISRI’s Advocacy Agenda for 2021 emphasizes four broad issue areas affecting the industry: Recyclables are Not Waste, Market Access and Industry Growth, Policy & Regulation and Responsible Recycling.
ISRI prepared a comprehensive 2021 Advocacy Agenda that focused our efforts on four broad issue areas affecting the industry.
ISRI - through its combined network of national and chapter resources - tracked and reported on more than 500 state bills and regulations across the nation
ISRI advocated for the EPA to issue a clarifying memo with much-needed guidance for recyclers that routinely recycle vehicles containing airbags. These efforts proved successful when the EPA recently issued such a memo dated July 19.
From the moment rumors began circulating in May that China was considering banning certain scrap imports and severely restricting others, ISRI worked aggressively to activate the U.S. Government and other entities around the world
ISRI Opposes Export Controls in Comments with the Bureau of Industry Security.
Presented by NLGA and sponsored by ISRI, the award is given annually to an NLGA member who is committed to working within a state, region, and/or communities to positively affect resource conservation and recycling.
Massachusetts became the first state to commend ISRI and its members in a resolution the state passed on Jan. 5. Passed by the House of Representatives, the resolution commends ISRI and its members for “maintaining the economic viability of the supply chain for Massachusetts manufacturers and their employees.”
ISRI PAC provides contributions to campaigns of members of Congress or candidates seeking federal elective office who have demonstrated a willingness to support recycling and ISRI’s legislative and regulatory agenda.
Through its chapter network, ISRI tracks legislation and advocates for the industry across the states.
As a results of ISRI’s advocacy efforts, the U.S. Mint resumed its Mutilated Coin Redemption Program after a three-year suspension.
To combat the important issue of metals theft, ISRI has developed www.ScrapTheftAlert.com , an online theft alert system that is available to law enforcement, recyclers, and property owners – free of charge.