ISRI has testified at a U.S. Trade Representative/U.S. Department of Commerce Hearing
Department of Commerce hearing, Policy Recommendations on the Global Steel Industry Situation and Impact on U.S. Steel Industry and Market. The two-day hearing featuring nine panels is related to the global steel industry situation and its impact on the U.S. steel industry and related industries, including the U.S. ferrous scrap industry. Recycled iron and steel products, also known as ferrous scrap, is by far the largest recycled commodity group processed by our industry, with scrap recyclers who are located in every congressional district typically processing between 70-75 million tons of ferrous scrap annually. (more…)
ISRI: 2016 Scrap Specifications Circular
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has published updated specifications in the “2016 Scrap Specifications Circular.” Five new nonferrous specifications, as well as an amendment to the existing specification named Twang, have been approved by the ISRI board of directors. (more…)
MarCom Platinum Award for ISRI Mobile
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries was recently named the recipient of a 2015 Mar Com Platinum Award, in the category of App for Information. The award was given for ISRIs iPhone and Android app ISRI Mobile. The app provides safety resources, industry news and events, commodities facts and figures, and ISRI Chapter listings. ISRI Mobile was designed to be a cutting-edge app that provides recyclers with the tools and resources they need to conduct business where ever they may be, said Mark Carpenter, director of media relations and online communications for ISRI. Mar Coms Platinum Award is presented to those entries judged to be among the most outstanding entries in the competition.
About the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
ISRI is theVoice of the Recycling Industry™. ISRI represents more than 1,600 companies in 21 chapters nationwide that process, broker and industrially consume scrap commodities, including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber, electronics and textiles. With headquarters in Washington, DC, ISRI provides safety, education, advocacy, and compliance training, and promotes public awareness of the vital role recycling plays in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment and sustainable development. For more information about ISRI, visit www.ISRI.org.
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According to Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc (ISRI), Scrap recycling is an $87 billion industry in the United States that annually transforms more than 130 million metric tons of scrap metal, paper, plastics, glass, electronics, textiles, and rubber from commercials, residences, and industrial sources into useful raw materials that are essential to the manufacture of new products. Last year, the U.S. scrap industry processed 77 million metric tons of ferrous scrap, valued at $26.3 billion, the most recycled material in the U.S. and worldwide. (more…)