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ISRI Announces 2024 Advocacy Agenda Focused on Five Strategic Priorities for the Recycled Materials Industry

(March 11, 2024 - Washington, D.C.) – ISRI, "Voice of the Recycled Materials Industry™, today announced the release of its 2024 Advocacy Agenda that outlines the key priorities for advocacy activity at the state/local, federal, and international level.

“The ISRI 2024 Advocacy Agenda highlights the critical role the recycled materials industry plays in ensuring a sustainable future for our planet,” said ISRI President Robin Wiener. “These strategies support the industry in its mission to innovate and find more ways to recycle more material, more efficiently into the everyday items we depend on, make our supply chain more resilient, and manufacturing more self-sufficient.”

The ISRI 2024 Advocacy Agenda focuses on strategies to further strengthen and develop legislative, regulatory, strategic partnerships, and community outreach efforts. To move ISRI’s Agenda forward, the organization has outlined a series of priorities for the industry to ensure safe, economically sustainable, and environmentally responsible recycling, including:

  • Championing Environmental Stewardship within Reasonable Regulatory Frameworks
  • Maintaining Market Access, Development and Sustained Economic Growth
  • Ensuring a Safe and Circular Environment in an Era of Increasing Electrification
  • Promoting Safe and Legal Recycling Practices
  • Shaping the Future by Advancing Education, Workforce Development, and Responsible Governance

“ISRI will work hand-in-hand with our more than 1,600 member companies in the U.S. and globally, the communities in which they operate, governments of all levels, and stakeholders to implement our advocacy priorities,” said ISRI Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Safety, Sustainability Cheryl Coleman. “Our goal is to fulfill our vision of a future that includes safe, economically sustainable, and environmentally responsible recycling.”

Visit https://www.isri.org for more resources and information on the priorities within the ISRI 2024 Advocacy Agenda and current initiatives.


For more information and interviews contact: Vicki Morgan, (202) 975-9042  vmorgan@isri.org

ISRI is the "Voice of the Recycled Materials Industry™," representing more than 1,600 companies in the U.S. and 40 countries around the globe. Based in Washington, D.C., ISRI provides advocacy, education, safety and compliance training, and promotes public awareness of the vital role recycled materials play in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment and sustainable development.

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