In Case You Missed It – June Wrap Up

Took a look back at some of the top stories in recycling from June on Scrap News and from ISRI. With the ISRI Safety and Environmental Council (ISEC) meeting and Safety Stand-Down Day, safety was a main focus of the month. We also take a look at new EPA stormwater guidance. Catch up on anything you missed!

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ISRI’s Brandi Harleaux Honored as Texas Small Business Person of the Year by U.S. Small Business Administration

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Recycled Materials Industry Thanks Senator Carper Following Announcement of His Retirement

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The first of three fall 2022 ISRI Safety and Environmental Conference (ISEC) sessions will feature…

ISRI Member Helps Forward Projects that Drive Recycling, Sustainability, and Material Reuse

NextCycle is a collaborative initiative that identifies, recruits, vets, and helps move forward projects focused…

ISRI Holds Senate Briefing on Preventing Lithium-Ion Battery Fires

ISRI and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) hosted a briefing in conjunction…

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General Industry News

September 21, 2023 in Featured, General Industry

What the UAW Strike Could Mean for the Recycled Materials Industry

The United Auto Workers (UAW) strike launched last week targeting specific plants at Ford, General…
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August 21, 2023 in Featured, General Industry

MW Metals Group Awarded Top Metal Recycling Company by Metal and Mining Review

MW Metals Group in Dayton, Ohio was recently awarded Top Metal Recycling Company by Metals…
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March 21, 2022 in Board and Committee Meetings, Business Operations & Safety, Featured, ISRI2022

Safe Ops Committee Reviews Serious Issues Facing Industry

On Sunday, March 20, in Las Vegas, the Safe Operations Committee discussed topics from truck…
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December 19, 2022 in Advocacy, Commodities & Markets, Featured

Extension of Tariff Exclusion Allows Recyclers to Provide Renewable Source of Materials for Manufacturing

On Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced…
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