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Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries

Recycling: A Century of Progress

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Whether it be metals, paper, plastics, electronics, rubber, glass or other materials, from the earliest days of our nation we've learned to recycle as a way of dealing with discarded items. The railroads, steel, and automobile industries all helped to advance the scrap recycling industry, and at the turn of the 19th century, many immigrant families turned to recycling as a way of life. Take a look back at the history of recycling from over a century ago to where we are today. Show less
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