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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Mixed election results for waste and recycling industry

While industry had no obvious stake in this cycle’s elections, the key story now is what will happen with a Democratic majority in the House.


MEMBERS IN THE NEWS: Mid America Recycling spins off Nebraska location

Des Moines-based Mid America Recycling sells Lincoln, NE operation to local manager.


Recycling priorities from nation’s leading local officials

Insight from city governments provided at recent Municipal Waste Management Association summit.


ReWall gets grant to turn Colorado’s cartons into buildings

Iowa-based company receives grant from the state of Colorado to open new facility there.


Manchester redemption center to reopen under new ownership

New owners say re-opening “Can Do Too” was less about the money and more about filling a need for the community.


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