Why Join IRA?
WHO should join Iowa Recycling Association? Our membership is a broad-based coalition of more than 375 individuals, institutions, businesses and industries, local governments, organizations, and concerned citizens dedicated to recycling and recycling related activities.
WHY join Iowa Recycling Association? Here are just a few benefits of membership:
Resources and Assistance
IRA members receive resources and assistance to help advance their recycling and recycling related activities.
Bi-Monthly Membership Meetings
Members are welcome and encouraged to actively join in meetings of the IRA Board of Directors. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of every other month beginning in January. Members take an active role in the direction of the organization by participating on committees.
Private tours of special interest are offered every other month to our members. A great opportunity to network and learn about the many industries and institutions in Iowa. Recent tours included Environmental Reclamation and Recycling, Oral B Labs, Clipper Windpower, Weyerhaeuser Document and Destruction, UNI Materials Testing Service, City Carton Recycling and more…
Special Events, Workshops, and Training Opportunities
Programs are scheduled throughout the year at various times. Events are planned for both social networking as well professional development opportunities.
Annual Legislative Event and Legislative Updates
Members receive weekly updates regarding legislative matters important to the recycling and waste industry and how it affects Iowa's economy, business, and communities. An annual IRA legislative event provides the opportunity to meet with your legislators and discuss issues that are important to you.
IRA members stay informed on industry happenings, events, educational offerings, and resources through monthly newsletters, updates and alerts.
IRA members receive discounts to the annual conference. This three day event provides ample opportunities for networking, training, and education.
Online Membership Directory
Networking is one of the key benefits to membership with IRA, and this members-only Directory helps you do just that. IRA members can login and find up-to-date contact information for all IRA members including bio information, business details, website link, email, phone and address.
IRA members receive discounts to conferences, workshops, training opportunities and the annual Iowa Recycling Association Luncheon.
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