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Joel Litman

Joel Litman

President, Texas Recycling Inc.

Joel Litman is president and co-owner of Texas Recycling, Inc. in Dallas, Texas. Texas Recycling is a multi-commodity processor that handles paper, metals, and plastics. The family-owned company is celebrating its 30-year anniversary this year. Texas Recycling also has a separate operation, Action Shred of Texas, that handles document, information, and product destruction. Litman has been in the recycling industry since 1984 and is a long-time active member of ISRI. He is a past president of the Paper Stock Industries (PSI) chapter of ISRI and is currently a Director-at-Large on the ISRI board.

All Sessions by Joel Litman

Day 5 – March 23 March 23, 2022
11:45 am - 12:45 pm

MRF Innovations and Collaborative Financing Models to Strengthen Recycling Infrastructure

Breakers H-I

MRFs across the country are innovating operations. Learn from the first city in Indiana to deploy an AI-guided robotic sorting system in a single-stream recycling facility, made possible through an investment by both public and private entities. This investment increased the volume of high-quality resin available for new packaging based on material recycled locally and extended the lifecycle of plastics. Gain perspective on how technology and collaborative partnerships like these help strengthen recycling infrastructure, and how this model can be replicated in your community.