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Recycling Indus try Yearbook

Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.

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Chapter I:

Introduction to ISRI

ISRI is the Voice of the Recycling Industry

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, promoting safe,

economically-sustainable, and environmentally-responsible

recycling through networking, advocacy, and education. ISRI

represents approximately 1,300 member companies operating

at nearly 4,000 locations in the United States and 34 countries

worldwide. ISRI members process, broker, and consume the

entire range of recycled commodities including ferrous and

nonferrous metals, recovered paper and fiber, tires and rubber,

plastics, glass, electronics, and textiles. ISRI members range

in size from small family-owned firms to large multinational

corporations.

ISRI promotes the best interests of the recycling industry;

fostering the trade and commerce of its members; promoting

free and fair trade; and aiding the industry by seeking to

eliminate abusive and disruptive business practices and unfair

competition.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, ISRI promotes public

awareness of the vital role recycling plays in the economy,

global trade, the environment, and sustainable development.

ISRI members benefit from a wide array of services including:

safety and compliance training; networking and education;

market research and reporting; regulatory and legal

information; industry-specific publications; and industry

representation. For more information or to join, visit:

ISRI.org

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Mark Lewon

Chair

Utah Metal Works, Inc.

Robin K. Wiener

President

ISRI