Bye Bye Mattress is the consumer-facing brand created by MRC. MRC was created to run the newly-minted mattress recycling programs in California, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Learn about mattress recycling from the viewpoints of regulators, operators, retailers, and PR experts. Hear how the industry is responding to these programs and how MRC is using consumer […]
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On January 13, 2016, the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) approved the Rhode Island Mattress Recycling Plan proposed by the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC), a non-profit organization created by the mattress industry to develop and manage the statewide mattress recycling program established by General Law 23-90. This makes Rhode Island the third state to […]
Sacramento, CA – Today, government officials, municipal and solid waste representatives and the mattress industry gathered at the state Capitol building to commemorate the launch of the state’s new mattress recycling program. “For too long, abandoned mattresses have blighted our communities,” said Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Oakland, author of the measure that created California’s mattress-recycling program. […]
Allows In-State Retailers No-Cost Drop-Off at Participating Recycling Facilities Alexandria, VA – Today, California’s Mattress Stewardship Plan will take effect, making it the second state in the nation to launch a statewide recycling program for used mattresses and box springs. The program is administered by the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC), a non-profit organization created by the […]
The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) has hired Fendi Nixon as its Accounts Payable Specialist. Fendi will be working closely with Catherine Lyons as MRC launches California in 2016. Fendi began her career in the Accounting field at Maryland Live Casino as a Revenue Auditor. Shortly thereafter, she graduated from Coppin State University with a bachelor’s […]
Today, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) approved the budget and recycling fee that the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) had proposed to fund its California Mattress Recycling Program (which will be known to consumers as Bye Bye Mattress). MRC is a non-profit organization established by the mattress industry to implement the Used […]
MRC seeks qualified candidates to assist with administrative tasks to support statewide mattress recycling programs in Connecticut, Rhode Island and California. It’s also seeking an experienced sales and marketing professional to create an important link between the MRC and mattress retailer community. Both jobs are full-time positions and will be based at MRC’s headquarters in […]
If you missed our Mattress Recycling Law presentation at the Las Vegas Market, you can view the slideshow here. Highlights include: A summary of retailer, producer and renovator obligations under each law California’s proposed fee and program start date Rhode Island’s proposed fee and program start date An update on Connecticut’s implementation How to recycle […]
MRC’s Managing Director Mike O’Donnell will discuss the impacts to the existing solid waste infrastructure, current challenges, and how the program plan will work with stakeholders in the months prior to implementation. MRC will share implementation timelines along with information on how solid waste facilities, municipalities, and recyclers will be impacted by these new programs. Thursday, […]
Mattress manufacturers and retailers that do not comply with certain legal requirements in three states with mattress recycling laws could experience a disruption of sales. The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) is hosting a seminar for retailers, manufacturers and other market attendees at the Las Vegas Market at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4 in Building […]
About Mattress Recycling Council
The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) is a nonprofit organization that operates recycling programs in states that have passed mattress recycling laws: California, Connecticut and Rhode Island. MRC was founded by the bedding industry and recycles more than 1.5 million mattresses each year.
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