Outgoing ISRI chair Simms reflects on group’s progress

Apr 09, 2014 | 11:43 AM | Rey Mashayekhi

Tags  ISRI, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Jerry Simms, Steve Wozniak, recycling, ETC, International Trade Commission, scrap Rey Mashayekhi

LAS VEGAS — Jerry Simms, outgoing chairman of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, opened the general session of the group’s annual convention and exposition April 8 by touting the accomplishments of his administration over the past two years.

Simms reflected on progress made on five "key issues" that he identified upon assuming the ISRI chairmanship in 2012, including last April’s EPA ruling that recyclers could recover plastics from automobile shredder aggregate; the introduction of a "comprehensive strategy" on the theft of scrap materials; and progress on the "extremely critical" issue of industry safety standards.....

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