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.
On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Billy Johnson, ISRI’s chief lobbyist, testified before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) on recycling’s important role in the economy and some of the challenges facing the industry.
In an op-ed published in InsideSources, ISRI President Robin Wiener writes how “One sure-fire way to build more here at home while also alleviating a portion of the current shortages is to crank up recycling.”
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.