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ISRI Statement on Averted Railroad Strike

September 16, 2022

Via: Waste360

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the Voice of the Recycling Industry, after successfully advocating on behalf of the recycled materials industry, issued the following statement on the deal to avoid a rail strike:

“ISRI applauds the actions and negotiations that took place into the early morning hours that averted a railroad labor shutdown ahead of the Friday deadline,” said ISRI President Robin Wiener. “Rail service is vital to receiving and delivering recycled materials used in manufacturing, including the 70 percent of all U.S. produced steel which is made from recycled material. Every recycled material, from steel to aluminum, paper, copper, plastics, and glass, runs on the railway system.”

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