River Metals Recycling (RMR) earned the Circle of Safety Excellence (COSE) Rising Star Large Class Award from ISRI (Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.)

This award recognizes and rewards member companies in the recycling industry for outstanding commitment to the safety of their employees by instilling core safety values and exhibiting continuous improvement in safety programs and worker incident reduction. To achieve the Rising Star status, member companies must meet rigorous qualifying criteria that includes an OSHA Total Recordable Incident Rate of 2.94 or less for the 2018 calendar year.

Bob Eviston, RMR president, thanked all teammates for operating safely and continuously identifying and mitigating safety risks. “At RMR, safety is our #1 core value. This award is a testament to RMR’s comprehensive safety process including ongoing training and procedures to ensure the safety of all teammates, customers, and suppliers. I want to thank the entire RMR team for their continued commitment to safety excellence.”

River Metals Recycling is the largest scrap recycler in Kentucky and in the greater Cincinnati area, with nine locations in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. Headquartered in Crescent Springs, Kentucky, RMR has over 250 teammates. River Metals Recycling’s facilities specialize in scrap recycling services for households, tradesmen and businesses, and buys ferrous scrap as well as common household nonferrous scrap metal items like aluminum cans and other aluminum, stainless steel, copper and brass products.

RMR is wholly owned by The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ). Founded in 1885, DJJ is one of the largest scrap brokers/processors in the United States providing scrap brokerage, recycling and transportation services. DJJ is part of Nucor Corporation’s family of companies. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Nucor is the leading purchaser of ferrous scrap and the largest recycler in North America, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada.