GIE Media, Inc.
Monthly trade journal features news and information for recycling business owners and managers, with
topics covered in each issue including market trends for specific market segments and commodities, business
operations, workplace management, and recycler profiles, and special features including the annual "Scrap
Market Review" published in the December issue. Digital editions are available online.
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
Information resources available from this trade association include:
Bimonthly trade association publication features news and information for professional recyclers, with
topics covered in various issues including market trends for specific markets and commodities, export
trends, business management, equipment, safety and operations, and conference and event coverage, and
special features including the annual "Market Forecast" published in the January/February issue.
The U.S. Recycling Industry: Commodities
Commodities section provides an overview of the recycling process for specific commodities and also
includes links to additional information for each commodity such as factsheets, news items, and other
resources, with commodities covered including ferrous metals, nonferrous metals (e.g., aluminum, copper,
lead, nickel, tin, and zinc), paper, plastics, glass, electronics, tires and rubber, and textiles.
ISRI Scrap Yearbook
American Metal Market
Scrap Trends Outlook
Annual yearbook publication provides a comprehensive analysis of the U.S. scrap recycling industry and
the economic and environmental benefits it provides, and also includes overviews of how scrap materials
are generated, processed, and used for commodities such as ferrous metals, nonferrous metals, precious
metals, paper and fiber, plastics, electronics, rubber and tires, glass, and textiles.
Subscription publication features news and analysis on current and prospective trends in the ferrous
scrap metal market, with topics covered in each issue including overall market direction; historical
trends by selected grade; outlook by scrap categories; things to watch in the month ahead; market perceptions;
outlook by region, buyer, and seller; and longer-term outlook over the next six months.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national,
state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of
companies, market volume and sales trends, average company
sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up
activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.