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Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
1615 L Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
202-662-8500
www.isri.org
E-mail: isri@isri.org
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. is the trade association of the scrap processing and recycling industry, representing 1,400 companies that process, broker, and industrially consume scrap commodities, including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber and textiles.

Trade Associations by Category


Aluminum

Aluminum Association, Inc.
1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 430
Arlington, VA, 22202
www.aluminum.org
703-358-2960


Antifreeze

Antifreeze Recyclers Association of America
928 Harvest Rd
Durham, NC 27704
800-656-6361
919-598-1166 Fax


Appliances

Appliance Recycling Information Centre
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW #900
Washington, DC 20004
202-434-7492
202-434-7400


Ash

American Coal Ash Association
38800 Country Club Drive
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
www.acaa-usa.org
720-870-7897
720-870-7889 Fax


Asphalt

Asphalt Recycling & Reclaiming Association
3 Church Circle, Suite 250
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-267-0023
www.arra.org

Rubber Pavements Association (RPA)
5117 East Tunder Drive
Phoenix, AZ, 85044
480-517-9944


Automobiles

Automotive Parts Rebuilders Association
4401 Fair Lakes Court, Suite 210
Fairfax, VA 22033
703-968-2772
www.apra.org

Automotive Recyclers Association
9113 Church Street
Manassas, VA 20110
571-208-0428
571-208-0430 Fax
www.a-r-a.org
To become a member or for information on members including the Roster & Buyers Guide as well as other publications.


Batteries

Association of Battery Recyclers
P O Drawer 707
Troy, AL 36801

Battery Council International
401 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
312-644-6610
312-321-6869 Fax
www.batterycouncil.org


Carpet

Carpet and Rug Institute
100 South Hamilton Street
Dalton, GA 30720
706-226-2477
706-278-8835 Fax
www.carpet-rug.org


Cartridges

National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM)
15 Technology Parkway South
Peachtree Corners, GA, 30092
770-209-7289
http://www.napim.org


Cellulose

Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association
136 S. Keowee Street
Dayton, OH 45402
937-222-2462
www.cellulose.org


Chemicals

American Chemical Society
1155 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-333-9511
http://www.acs.org


Compost

Agricultural Composting Association
P.O. Box 608
Belchertown, MS 01007
413-323-4531

Association of Compost Producers
P.O. Box 487
Yucca Valley, CA 92286-0487

Composting Council
5400 Grosvenor Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-897-2715
301-530-5072
www.compostingcouncil.org


Composites

Composite Panel Association
19465 Deerfield Avenue, Suite 306
Leesburg, Virginia 20176
(703) 724-1128
(703) 724-1588 Fax
www.compositepanel.org


Electronics


Fiberglass

North American Insulation Manufacturers Association
44 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 103
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-684-0084
703-684-0427 Fax
www.naima.org
Fiberglass and rockwool insulation


Foam Packaging

EPS Industry Alliance 
1298 Cronson Boulevard, Suite 201
Crofton, MD 21114
410-451-8340
410-451-8343 Fax

Polyurethane Foam Association
334 Lakeside Plaza
Loudon, TN 37774 USA
865.657.9840
865.381.1292 Fax
www.pfa.org

Reusable Industrial Packaging Association
51 Monroe Street, Suite 812
Rockville, MD 20850
301-577-3786
301-577-6476 Fax
www.reusablepackaging.org


Glass

Glass Packaging Institute
1220 North Fillmore Street, Suite 400
Arlington, VA, 22201
703-684-6359
www.gpi.org


Hazardous Waste

Dangerous Goods Advisory Council
7501 Greenway Center Dr Ste. 706
Greenbelt, MD 20770
800-634-1598
www.dgac.org


Oil

National Oil Recyclers Associations
7250 Heritage Village Plaza, Suite 201
Gainesville, VA, 20155
703-753-4277
703-753-2445 Fax
www.noranews.org
The mission of NORA is to promote the proper recycling of used oil, wastewater, oil filters, used antifreeze and related petroleum streams in an environmentally responsible manner.


Oil Filters

Filter Manufacturers Council
P.O. Box 13966
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3966
919-549-4800
919-549-4824 Fax


Pallets

National Wooden Pallet and Container Association
1421 Prince Street, Suite 340
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-519-6104
www.nwpca.com


Paper

American Forest & Paper Association
1101 K Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
202-463-2700
www.afandpa.org
Directory containing recycled paper products and dealers throughout the United States.

Envelope Manufacturers Association
500 Montgomery Street, Suite 550
Alexandria, VA 22314-3400
703-739-2200

National Paper Trade Association
330 N. Wabash Avenue, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611
Toll Free: 800.355.NPTA
Tel: 312.321.409
Fax: 312.673.6736
http://www.gonpta.com

Paperboard Packaging Council
1350 Main St, Suite 1508
Springfield, MA 01103
413-686-9191
www.paperbox.org


Pesticides

National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides
Beyond Pesticides
701 E Street, SE, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20003
202-543-5450
www.beyondpesticides.org

National Pesticide Information Center
Agricultural Chemistry Extension
Oregon State University
333 Weniger Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331-6502
800-858-7378
npic.orst.edu

Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides
P.O. Box 1393
Eugene, OR 97440
541-344-5044

Pesticide Action Network North America
1611 Telegraph Ave, Suite 1200
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 788-9020
www.panna.org


Plastics

American Chemistry Council
700 Second Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
202-249-7000
202-249-6100 fax
www.americanchemistry.com

Association of Post-Consumer Plastic Recyclers
1001 G Street, NW, Suite 500 West
Washington, DC 20001
202-316-3046
www.plasticsrecycling.org

National Association for Plastic Container Recovery (NAPCOR)
7310 Turfway Road, Suite 550
Florence, KY 41042
859-372-6635
www.napcor.com
Specialize in products made from recycled PET plastics

Plastic Lumber Trade Association
P.O. Box 211
Worthington, MN, 56187
507-372-5558
www.plasticlumber.org
Information on plastic lumber


Steel

Can Manufacturers Institute
1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
202-232-4677
202-232-5756 Fax
www.cancentral.com

Steel Recycling Institute
680 Anderson Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
www.recycle-steel.org
412-922-2772


Textiles

National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO)
1701 K St. NW, Suite 625
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 822-8028
(202) 822-8029 Fax
www.ncto.org

Council for Textile Recycling
3465 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Suite H
Abingdon, MD 21009
443-640-1050
443-640-1086 Fax
www.weardonaterecycle.org


Tires

Rubber Manufacturers Association
1400 K Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
202-682-4800
www.rma.org
The Recycled Rubber Products catalogue other information on using recycled tires

Tire Industry Association
1532 Pointer Ridge Place Suite G
Bowie, MD 20716-1883
800.876.8372
301.430.7280
301.430.7283 Fax
www.tireindustry.org

Tire Retread Information Bureau
1013 Birch Street
Falls Church, VA 22046
703-533-7677
703-533-7678 Fax
www.retread.org


Vinyl

Vinyl Institute
1747 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 825
Washington, DC 20006
202-765-2200
202-765-2275Fax

Other Useful Directories

American Society for Testing and Materials
100 Barr Harbor Drive
P.O. Box C700
West Conshohocken, PA, 19428-2959
Customer Support: 1-877-909-2786
Standards and specifications for various products.


Boston Society of Architects
290 Congress Street. Suite 200
Boston, MA, 02210-1024
617-391-4000
The Sourcebook for Sustainable Design


Buy Green Products
U.S. General Services Administration
1800 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20405
www.gsa.gov/portal/content/105363


CleanTech Group
40 W. 25th St., 12th Floor
New York, NY 10010
212-725-4848
info@cleantech.com


Construction & Demolition Recycling Association
1585 Beverly Court, Suite 112
Aurora, IL, 60502
630-585-7530
www.drywallrecycling.org
An on-line resource for those interested in recycling gypsum drywall.


Container Recycling Institute
4361 Keystone Avenue
Culver City, CA, 90232
301-559-7451
www.container-recycling.org
www.bottlebill.org


Conservatree
10 Lombard Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
415-883-6264
paper@conservatree.org
www.conservatree.org
Information on recycled paper, including Greenline (publication) and Annual Guide to Environmentally Sound Papers


Cooperative Purchasing Program
U.S. General Services Administration
1800 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20405
www.gsa.gov/portal/content/202285


Earth911
www.earth911.com/recycling-center-search-guides/


 

Environmental Building News
www.ebuild.com


Global Ecovillage Network (GEN)
www.ecovillage.org
Eco Living Sourcebook


GreenSeal
1001 Connecticut Ave NW #827
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 872-6400
www.greenseal.org


Institute for Supply Management
2055 E. Centennial Circle
Tempe, AZ 85284-1802
480.752.6276
www.instituteforsupplymanagement.org


National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO)
201 E. Main St., Suite 1405
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 514-9159
(859) 514-9166 Fax
headquarters@naspo.org


National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS)
Paul Chalmer, NCMS
(734) 995-4911
paulc@ncms.org
www.solvdb.ncms.org
The NCMS has added a feature to its solvent database, SOLV-B®, which allows users to calculate savings through recycling versus buying new solvent. The program asks several questions about the rate of solvent use and the composition of spent solvent. NCMS member Gage Products, a leading global supplier of solvents, test fuels and solvent recycling technology, has for some time offered industrial users of the solvent database a free laboratory analysis of their solvent waste stream, providing a detailed assessment of recycling choices and cost savings potential. NCMS wanted to offer such a service to a broader range of users. With technical nationwide to provide estimates based on a few variables.


National Green Pages
National Green Pages
1612 K Street, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
www.greenpages.org
Lists manufacturers of environmentally responsible building materials, including recycled products.


National Institute of Governmental Purchasing
151 Spring Street
Herndon, VA 20170-5223
Phone: 703-736-8900
www.nigp.org


National Resource Recovery Association
2101 Dover Rd
Epsom, NH 03234
(603) 736-4401
www.nrra.net


Office of the Federal Environmental Executive
1200 Pennsylvania Ave NW
MC 1600
Washington, DC 20406
www.ofee.gov


Oikos Catalogue of Green Building Products
www.oikos.com


Pennsylvania Resource Council’s Recycling and Solid Waste Center
www.prc.org
Offers an on-line directory of recycled products and listing of other recycled products directories.


Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA)
7315 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 654-0000
www.polyiso.org


RecycleNet Corporation
P.O. Box 58228,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84158
Phone: (801) 531-0404
www.recyclenet.com
For information on companies that manufacture goods made from recycled material.


Recycler’s World
www.recycle.net/recycle/
Information available on all types of recycling. Offers forum for buyers, sellers and traders of recycled goods.


Scientific Certification Systems
SCS Global Services
Headquarters
2000 Powell Street, Suite 600
Emeryville, CA 94608
Phone: 510-452-8000
Fax: 510-452-8001
www.scsglobalservices.com


Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles
3465 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Suite H
Abingdon, MD 21009
Phone: 443-640-1050
Fax: 443-640-1086
www.smartasn.org
Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Buyers Guide and Directory


Texas General Land Office
Recycling Section
1700 N. Congress, Suite 620
Austin, TX 78701-1495
www.glo.texas.gov


The Environmental News Network’s Marketplace
www.enn.com
Offers databases of recycled products.


The Global Recycling Network (GRN)
www.grn.com
The site offers recycled-content product information and brings buyers and sellers of recyclable goods together.


UL
171 Nepean Street, Suie 400
Ottawa, ON, K2P 0B4, Canada
613-755-2729
613-231-5977 Fax
UL is a global independent safety science company offering expertise across three strategic businesses: Commercial & Industrial, Consumer and UL Ventures. Our breadth, established objectivity and proven history mean we are a symbol of trust, enabling us to help provide peace of mind to all.


Unitech Industrial, Inc.
1461 Elmhurst Road
Elk Grove, Illinois 60007
847.357.8800
www.unitechindustriesinc.com
Closed-loop industrial fluid management maintenance and recycling systems.


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
401 M Street, SW (5306W)
Washington, DC 20460
800-424-9346
www.epa.gov