Entries by Julia McDowell

A Message for Our Community

MRC’s concern for the health and well-being of our employees and those across our recycling network continues to be our top priority as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. With that in mind, we have activated plans to continue operations and limit service disruptions while also keeping health best practices in mind. Our staff continues […]

Chemical Recycling Research Contract Awarded by MRC

MRC has awarded a research contract to Pittsburg State University’s Kansas Polymer Research Center. Under the direction of Professor Ram Gupta, the Research Center will chemically modify and evaluate a variety of recycled mattress materials including polyurethane foam, polyester, cotton and coconut fiber to determine if they are suitable for use as battery and supercapacitor components.   “While this is early stage research, MRC is very interested to […]

MRC Teams Up With Group 50 Consulting for Transportation Feasibility Study

MRC and Group 50, a consulting firm with global supply chain expertise, have announced a 16-week project to examine the costs and processes involved with transporting mattresses for recycling. Transportation currently accounts for up to 20% of MRC’s operational costs. MRC is excited about this partnership and finding efficiencies that would offer significant value to […]