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

SWANA: Chinese import ban diminishes/creates opportunities

Though consumer confidence could be reduced, ban could bring opportunties for recycling programs. Read more >>

Recycled electronic waste adds to cybersecurity concerns

As the fastest growing form of waste, e-waste can leave valuable data traceable.
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MEMBERS IN THE NEWS: Davenport recycling center adds jobs

Following switch to single stream, Scott Area Recycling Center is adding 11 new jobs to support 250% increase. Read more >>

Upcoming Events

October 2-4 – Iowa Recycling and Solid Waste Conference, Coralville

Everything you need to know.

November 7 – Association of Plastics webinar

2016 National Postconsumer Plastics Bottle Recycling Rate

November 16 – Solid Waste Educators Meeting, Cedar Rapids

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