Illinois Recycling Association
Illinois Recycling Association
Membership Matters/Participation Matters

Find a Recycler: Business - Residential


Join the Illinois Recycling Association

JOIN or RENEW online by filling out and completing payment through the form below! If you would like to complete a paper application and send a check please click here to download and print the PDF.

Membership Application

Please send your company logo if applicable, to with the word “Logo” in the subject line. Your logo will be placed into the membership directory on the IRA Website. IRA membership is valid for one calendar year from January 1 until December 31. Also, provide a 50 word description of your company and we will include it, along with your logo, in the membership directory on the IRA website.


Business Information

Please send your logo to with the word “Logo” in the subject line.
(if applicable)

Member Benefits

  • Illinois’ premier recycling professional organization: IRA provides peer networking with all sectors: commercial business, government, institutional and non-profit; and all types of recycling: traditional materials, E-Scrap, construction/demolition, organics and food scrap composting, de-construction for reuse, etc. Meet colleagues to learn (and teach!) about industry trends, best operational practices, best management practices and best available technologies. Being engaged in IRA’s network shows you are serious about your recycling profession!
  • Your business logo/link: on IRA’s informative, user friendly website for Business members + up
  • IRA’s Online Events Calendar: is available to post YOUR special recycling events
  • 3-Way Membership Listing: members can be searched by alphabetical list, by type of recycling and by geographic area, making it very easy for potential customers to find you on IRA’s website!
  • IRA Newsletter Member Profile: opportunity to be highlighted as one of IRA’s members in our monthly emailed newsletter “Material Matters”. Please share this monthly newsletter with others in your place of business.
  • Facebook, YouTube and Social Media: IRA consistently conducts outreach to its members and interested others, including member “shout-outs” for media stories, events and announcements, including yours!
  • Member Discounts: on advertisements in IRA publications/online venues and IRA events
  • Policy Engagement: opportunity to be involved with grassroots efforts to impact state level recycling policy