The Iowa Recycling Association (IRA) is a statewide non-profit serving its members who are vested in the recycling industry. Through ongoing communication, representation and education, the IRA strives to advance recycling practices across the state. Existing and potential members are invited to actively participate in upcoming events, attend Board meetings and take advantage of education opportunities. The IRA is continually evolving to better serve you. Let us know how we can help!

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Latest News

From APR to Hong Kong, variety of voices weigh in

A Resource Recycling roundup of recent news and opinions related to the China’s announcement.
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Single-stream switch detailed in Clinton

Residents of Clinton are learning about the upcoming move to single-stream at forums hosted by the city. Read more >>

Rhythms and reasons in pricing

The drivers of recycling price trends are investigated, resulting in a portrait of how oil prices, Asian economics and other issues are affecting recycling prices in new ways. Read more >>

Upcoming Events

August 28-30 – 2017 Resource Recycling Conference, Minneapolis, MN

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September 6-8 – Midwest Food Recovery Summit, Des Moines

Conference details

September 21 – IRA Board of Directors meeting and tour, WestWind Logistics, Des Moines

Members welcome. Contact us for details.

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