For 30 years, the American Waste Recycling Industry Association (ISRI) has become the "Voice of the Recycling Industry." During this time, few years can bring about more changes than in 2017. In its just released 2017 annual report, ISRI highlights in detail the impact of these changes and the organization's important role in helping industry respond to change.
Robin Wiener, chairman of ISRI, said: "Many will see 2017 as a year for China to declare a ban on imports of waste, and while this has dramatically changed our industry landscape, many other changes have taken place that have allowed the industry to continue to grow, Many times in the past, changes in the U.S. government, changes in global trade policies, changes in new technologies, a comprehensive reform of the tax structure in the United States, and many other changes have affected commerce, markets and trade, and in all changes, the only The same is still ISRI for our members and the recycling industry to provide help and support. "
The report also mentions other 2017 ISRI reports, including advocating for tax reforms in the United States and advocating investment in recycling equipment; setting up a MRF committee to help address issues related to the collection, recovery and disposal of recyclables; and developing North American Free Trade The latest guidelines for the agreement.