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US scrap exports generate more than $28B in economic activity

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, has released new, independent data highlighting the role scrap commodities play in U.S. exports. According to the study by John Dunham and Associates, which was released during World Trade Week, U.S. scrap exports generate more than $28 billion in total economic activity. The data […]


Plastics from Electronics

Jonathan Levy, director of member services and Plastics Division liaison at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), explains where specs for various plastic scrap stand, with definitive grades being established by January 2015.