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California’s Recycling Program Is So Successful It’s Going Broke

6/2/2016By Craig Boudreau on The Daily Callerhttp://dailycaller.com/2016/06/23/californias-recycling-program-is-so-successful-its-going-broke/California’s recycling program has been so popular it’s failing, as hundreds of recycling centers have been ...

Newly expanded Panama Canal opens for bigger business

http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=&title=newly-expanded-panama-canal-opens-for-bigger-business&id=129504Posted on June 27, 2016 PANAMA is preparing to officially open its canal this weekend to far bigger cargo ships after nearly a ...

Assemblyman Introduces Bill to Improve Port Traffic Congestion

http://labusinessjournal.com/news/2016/jun/23/assemblyman-introduces-bill-improve-port-traffic-c/By OLGA GRIGORYANTSThursday, June 23, 2016 Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. In the latest attempt to combat congestion at the ports of...

Raids on Storage Yards Uncover Recycling Fraud Rings: Two plead guilty in Los Angeles County smuggling schemes

Thank you and congratulations toCalRecycle for your fraud prevention efforts across the state!SACRAMENTO--Two men from the Los Angeles area will spend time behind bars and pay $1.02 million in restitution to the California Department of Resources Rec...

ACRI Opinion - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Limit on recycling in Pomona would be harmful: Guest commentaryPOSTED: 04/15/16, 1:42 PM PDT By Adam Holt California residents have a proud history of working to protect our environment. When it comes to protecting our community, we are leaders in w...

Important Reminders For Your Business

New Minimum Wage Effective January 1, 2016 California Minimum Wage… Effective January 1, 2016, the minimum wage in California is $10.00 per hour. Note: Local government can set local wage requirements. For example, the City of Los Angeles h...

Message from the President

Dear ACRI members, I wanted to give you a quick update regarding ACRI’s effort to help reduce congestion, particularly related to the exporting of materials, at the Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles.  On Tuesday, I along with several ACRI Board mem...

Recycling Leaders Support California’s Latest Fraud Enforcement Efforts

Recycling Leaders Support California’s Latest Fraud Enforcement Efforts CalRecycle Efforts to Protect Consumer Deposits Earns Recycling Leaders Support San Gabriel, Calif., November 2, 2015 – Today the Association of California Recycling Indus...

FMC Requests Additional Information from OAKMTOA

Federal Maritime Commission Requests Additional Information from Oakland MTO AgreementThe Federal Maritime Commission voted unanimously to issue a request for additional information to the parties of the Oakland MTO Agreement, an agreement among five...

Guilty Plea from Recycling Fraud Ringleader

Guilty Plea from Recycling Fraud Ringleader.  Two Await Sentencing in $14 Million Fraud SchemeFor more information on this developing story, please visit the following link to the CalRecycle webpage:  www.calrecycle.ca.gov/newsroom/2015/09Sept/21.htm...

Press Statement

San Gabriel, Calif., February 23, 2015 – Today, Brett Jones, the President of the Association of California Recycling Industries released the following statement. “On behalf of the thousands of men and women employed in the recycling industry in Cal...

Port Worker’s Agreement Reached

Since last summer, ILWU workers have been working without a contract.  On Friday a tentative agreement was announced. ACRI has been engaged in coordinating media to the issue in an effort to encourage those at the negotiating table to reach an agreem...

Brett Jones Named 2015 President of Leading Trade Association

Brett Jones Named 2015 President of Leading Trade Association City Fibers’ Director of Sales and Procurement to Lead ACRI San Gabriel, Calif., February 2, 2015 – The Association of California Recycling Industries (ACRI) has selected Brett Jone...

Ports congestion hinders Southland recycling industry

From the LA Times website: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-ports-slowdown-recycling-20150217-story.html By Shan Li The congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is clogging the Southland recycling industry. Recyclers throughout ...

Multi Industry ILWU-PMA Negotiations Mediation Letter

January 16, 2015Dear Mr. McEllrath and Mr. McKenna:On behalf of the undersigned organizations representing manufacturers, farmers and agribusinesses, wholesalers, retailers, importers, exporters, distributors, and transportation and logistics provide...

Letter to the Mayor of Los Angeles on Port Congestion Surcharges

November 18, 2014The Honorable Eric GarcettiMayorCity of Los Angeles 200 N. Spring StreetLos Angeles, CA 90012Dear Mayor Garcetti,On behalf of the Association of California Recycling Industries (ACRI) and the hundreds of men and women employed by our...

Letter to the Mayor of Long Beach on Port Congestion Surcharges

November 18, 2014The Honorable Robert GarciaCity of Long Beach333 W. Ocean Blvd.Long Beach, CA 90802Dear Mayor Garcia,On behalf of the Association of California Recycling Industries (ACRI) and the hundreds of men and women employed by our member-comp...

Letter to the Governor on Port Congestion Surcharges

November 17, 2014The Honorable Edmund G. Brown, Jr.State CapitolSacramento, CA 95814Dear Governor Brown,On behalf of the Association of California Recycling Industries (ACRI) and the hundreds of men and women employed by our member-companies, we resp...

Letter to the Federal Maritime Commission on Port Congestion Surcharges

November 17, 2014Chairman Mario CorderoFederal Maritime Commission800 N. Capitol Street, NWWashington, D.C. 20573Dear Chairman Cordero and Commissioners,On behalf of the Association of California Recycling Industries (ACRI), I respectfully request th...

Fed Maritime Commission Statement on Port Surcharges

Federal Maritime Commission releases statement on Port Congestion Surcharges.http://www.fmc.gov/congestion-surcharges-11-2014/ 

  • California’s Recycling Program Is So Successful It’s Going Broke

  • Newly expanded Panama Canal opens for bigger business

  • Assemblyman Introduces Bill to Improve Port Traffic Congestion

  • Raids on Storage Yards Uncover Recycling Fraud Rings: Two plead guilty in Los Angeles County smuggling schemes

  • ACRI Opinion - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

  • Important Reminders For Your Business

  • Message from the President

  • Recycling Leaders Support California’s Latest Fraud Enforcement Efforts

  • FMC Requests Additional Information from OAKMTOA

  • Guilty Plea from Recycling Fraud Ringleader

  • Press Statement

  • Port Worker’s Agreement Reached

  • Brett Jones Named 2015 President of Leading Trade Association

  • Ports congestion hinders Southland recycling industry

  • Multi Industry ILWU-PMA Negotiations Mediation Letter

  • Letter to the Mayor of Los Angeles on Port Congestion Surcharges

  • Letter to the Mayor of Long Beach on Port Congestion Surcharges

  • Letter to the Governor on Port Congestion Surcharges

  • Letter to the Federal Maritime Commission on Port Congestion Surcharges

  • Fed Maritime Commission Statement on Port Surcharges

Welcome

The Association of California Recycling Industries (ACRI) is a nonprofit trade association comprised of recycling businesses throughout California.  ACRI was founded in order to help protect the rights of independent recyclers, and its members are committed to promoting free-market competition for recyclable materials.


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