News at General Iron

  • Response to Misleading Chicago Tribune Editorial

    July 11, 2019

    Representatives of General Iron addressed misleading flaws in a recent Chicago Tribune editorial in a Letter to the Editor.

  • Illinois EPA Inspection Finds Compliance

    November 28, 2018

    The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency found no violations during an inspection of General Iron’s site conducted on October 25, 2018, to determine compliance with certain state environmental laws and regulations.

  • Polluter or Good Neighbor?

    October 1, 2018

    For more than 100 years, my family’s business, General Iron Industries, has provided a vital service. Read

  • GI Fact Sheet: Chicago City Council Committee Meeting

    September 18, 2018

    General Iron typically operates its enclosed metal shredder from 7 am to 7 pm on weekdays and occasionally from 8 am to 4 pm on Saturdays. To ease traffic congestion, General Iron allows additional deliveries before rush hour.

  • Adam Labkon Statement: Chicago City Council Committee Meeting

    General Iron’s Vice President described some of the severe consequences that would result from restricting the company’s operating hours.

  • Response to US EPA

    August 23, 2018

    General Iron Industries, Inc. provided its formal written response to the EPA’s Notice and Finding of Violation (NOV) issued in July 2018.

  • GI Comments on US EPA NOV

    July 27, 2018

    General Iron Industries, Inc., an industry-leading metal recycling company located in Chicago for more than 100 years, welcomes the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) evaluation of the company’s performance against environmental standards…

  • General Iron and RMG Announce Strategic Partnership Press Release

    July 13, 2018

    General Iron Industries, Inc., a metal recycling company located in the city for more than 100 years, and Reserve Management Group (RMG), a diversified provider of electronics refurbishment and recycling, scrap metal processing and brokerage services, today announced a strategic partnership…