(Washington, DC) - The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) Board of Directors approved new specifications for Rigid PolyVinyl Chloride (PVC) Plastic Recyclables at its Fall Meeting on November 8. The new PVC Specifications are intended to encompass more of the plastics recyclables that are actively trading in the scrap plastics marketplace.
Prior to passing the full Board, the PVC specifications were approved byISRI's Plastics Division at the Spring Board & Committee Meetings in NewOrleans on April 24, 2017.
As per ISRI's Policy Manual, any party may submit to ISRI a written appeal of the ISRI Board's approval of this new specification up to 30 days after publication of this notice. Written appeals must provide a rationale and a request for action and should be sent to ISRI President Robin Wiener. Once finalized, the new specification will be included in ISRI's Scrap Specifications Circular under the Plastic Scrap section. ISRI's Scrap Specifications Circular provides industry guidelines for buying and selling a variety of processed scrap commodities, including ferrous,nonferrous, paper, plastics, electronics, rubber, and glass.