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

California container recycling lowest since 2008

Recycling falters after closure of recycling centers.

Bill aims to overhaul Illinois’ electronic recycling program

Proposed legislation would require electronics manufacturers to pay for permanent recycling drop-off sites set up by counties. Read more >>

Prices rise for recovered PET but fall for HDPE and fibers

Prices as reported on the Secondary Materials Pricing (SMP) Index show increases and decreases.

Upcoming Events

June 8 – CURC webinar

Recycling Collection Infrastructure

June 20 – Association of Plastics webinar

Caps On Bottles and Containers

July 20 – Board of Directors meeting, Prairie City

Meeting will be held at the Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge. Members welcome!