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:
Sorting through the future

Recycling program at Clinton County Area Solid Waste Agency is featured.
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Waste Management will stop talking tonnages

Reflecting industry shift, WM will emphasize environmental impact of diversion instead of metrics based on weight. Read more >>

How to Drive Successful Recycling Programs

A new report analyzes 465 municipal recycling programs across the US and suggests ways to improve curbside recycling.
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Upcoming Events

January 23 – Solid Waste Educators tour and meeting

Metro Northwest Transfer Station, Polk County (Contact Jennifer Frampton for details and to RSVP.)

January 24 – Legislative Event at the Capitol

An opportunity to visit with your legislator about Iowa’s recycling and waste reduction industry. Details here.

January 24 – IRA Board of Directors meeting, Metro Waste Authority, Des Moines

Following Legislative Event. Members invited.