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

Poll: Iowans strongly favor deposit law

While statehouse debates, poll shows overwhelming support for bottle bill. Read more >>

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS: Des Moines Public Works recognizes recycling skills

Residents receive a special gold-colored lid if no contamination is found in cart after two voluntary audits. Read more >>

Statehouses hit by bevy of bag bills

At least 16 states, including Iowa, have introduced bills related to bags this year.
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Upcoming Events

March 30 – Iowa Grocery Association’s Build with Bags grant deadline

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April 24 – Solid Waste Educators meeting, Iowa City

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