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Membership Benefits

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Membership Benefits

ACRI is a non-profit 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.

The ACRI Board actively tracks issues at all levels of government that may impact ACRI’s members and then activates those stakeholders to affect change when necessary.  ACRI is actively engaged in the California State Legislature, Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and local governments.

ACRI hosts bi-yearly golf tournaments and quarterly membership meetings that draw from speakers from across the state to present to the membership on industry topics and trends.

Additionally, ACRI provides two scholarships annually to students who are dependent children or grandchildren of an ACRI member.  Scholarship recipients much show record of excellent academic performance, a strong commitment to community service and leadership qualities.

Most importantly, ACRI is a respected leader in the recycling industry.  ACRI is a growing organization comprised of thousands of industry professionals.  With a pulse on industry trends and the ability to ensure recycling industry priories are realized, ACRI’s membership enjoys growing recognition and influence across the state of California.

If you have any questions about ACRI or would like to become a member, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for an application.