Three common questions about electronics recycling

America Recycles Day is this Sunday, a day devoted to spreading recycling awareness amongst Americans.  Recycling common household products is common in most communities, but most citizens may forget about some of the most important materials to recycle: electronics. Here are three questions about e-waste recycling to consider this America Recycles Day: What are some…

ISRI issues formal response to deceiving column

ISRI issued a formal response to an article published by the New York Times. In this article, writer John Tierney misrepresents the values and processes of the recycling industry. Tierney’s column grossly misrepresents the advantages and necessity for proper recycling processes in the U.S. ISRI’s response to this article, below, clarifies the misrepresentations in Tierney’s…

ISRI’s new video emphasizes the recycling industry’s economic impact

  Not only does recycling improve the environment, but also improves the economy. ISRI produced a video that showcases the many economic benefits of the recycling industry. The recycling industry yields over 100,000 jobs and over $10 billion in wages. Along with yielding serious job growth, the recycling industry has produced over $100 billion in economic…