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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MEMBERS IN THE NEWS:
Recycle DSM Expands

A program established by Des Moines Public Works and Operation Downtown uses grant from Keep America Beautiful and Coca-Cola to place 42 new bins. Read more >>

Glass is costing MRFs $150 million annually

Industry study puts a dollar amount on what U.S. MRFs and their municipal partners spend to move recovered glass downstream.
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Iowa Specialty Hospital recycles

Clarion/Belmond facilities undertake several recycling initiatives beyond those required for hospitals.
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Upcoming Events

May 1 – Call for Presentations deadline

Submit an abstract to present at the
2017 Iowa Recycling and Solid Waste Management Conference.

May 18 – Board of Directors meeting and tour, Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge Regional Recycling Center. Members welcome!

June 8 – CURC webinar

Recycling Collection Infrastructure