If you missed registering online for NERC’s Fall Conference—The New Era of Recycling—you are still welcome to register at the door (payment must accompany registration). The Conference will be held on November 6 – 7 at the Lord Jeffery Inn in Amherst, Massachusetts. The conference includes plenary sessions and seven concurrent sessions. Go to the agenda for the schedule and list of speakers. In addition, the Conference will offer networking opportunities with 27 recycling industry experts, recycling professionals from the U.S. and Canada, recycling trade associations, businesses, universities, non-profit organizations, consultants, and exhibitors.
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is a Washington, DC-based trade association representing more than 1,600 for-profit companies – ranging from small, family-owned businesses to large, multi-national corporations -- operating at more than 3,500 facilities in the United States and 34 countries worldwide.
ISRI members are manufacturers and processors, brokers and industrial consumers of scrap commodities, including ferrous and nonferrous metals, paper, electronics, rubber, plastics, glass, and textiles. ISRI's associate members include equipment and service providers to the scrap recycling industry. Manufacturers and sellers of equipment and services—such as shredders, balers, cranes, cargo transporters, computer systems, and more— find value in promoting the scrap recycling industry through their membership in ISRI.
For more than 200 years, scrap recycling businesses have been vital contributors to the U.S. economy, job creation, global trade, energy savings, and resource sustainability. Today, scrap recycling is a multi-billion dollar industry, with an estimated 138,000 employees.
ISRI assists members by providing service in several broad categories including: safety, networking and education, market research and reporting, regulatory and legal information, industry-specific publications, and representation. Read more . . .