Nominations for ISRI’s prestigious 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award are now being accepted. The award is given annually by ISRI’s Chair to bestow recognition and honor upon an individual(s) in the recycled materials industry whose name(s) and deeds are synonymous with integrity and the pursuit of excellence, and who has made significant contributions over their lifetime to the recycled materials industry and/or the association.

Last year’s award honorees were industry icons Bruce Blue and Robert Goldstein, who were individually recognized for their lifelong dedication, leadership, and service to the recycled materials industry, and ISRI.

ISRI Lifetime Achievement Award Criteria

  • Significant contribution to the industry through industry knowledge, technical innovation, industry advocacy, dedication to the safety and well-being of their employees, or demonstrated leadership; and/or
  • Outstanding contribution to the industry in terms of volunteer service to ISRI which promoted the growth, interests and advancement of the association and/or industry; and/or
  • Noteworthy public service activities on the local, regional, state or national or international levels which has brought honor to the industry or to the association; and/or
  • Stature as a respected industry leader.

Note: The award is not limited to current ISRI members. In addition, in any given year, one of the above criteria may hold more importance than another.

The 2024 award will be presented at ISRI2024 set for April 15-18, 2024, at the Las Vegas Mandalay Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Deadline for nominations is Dec. 31, 2023. Submit your nomination today!