About MRAI

Material Recycling Association of India (MRAI) is a National Association representing India’s Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals Recycling Industry that employs lakhs of people directly and indirectly. MRAI brings over 750 individual Members as well as various Regional Recycling Associations representing over 10,000 companies under one apex National body.

Among its many services, MRAI promotes public awareness of the value and importance of Recycling along with the positive environmental benefits derived from Metals Recycling. As part of this effort, MRAI advocates on behalf of the industry before the Government  of India (Ministry of Environment and Forests, Ministry of Steel, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Finance, Port Authorities and others) to help ensure the free and fair trade of Metal Scraps. 

The Main Objectives of MRAI are as follows:

  • To promote all types of Metal Recycling (Ferrous, Non-Ferrous and Ship-Recycling) within India and to get official Industry status for the Metal Recycling Industry in India.

  • To liaise with various Indian Government authorities and educate them about the benefits of Metal Recycling.

  • To works with International Organizations such as Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) based in Belgium and/or other National Associations such as Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) based in USA and Bureau of Middle East Recycling (BMR) based in Dubai.