MRC Highlights April 2019 Issue

MRC News

Update Registration Information for Annual Report

The upcoming Connecticut and Rhode Island annual reports must contain information about registered producers. Review your registration to make sure you have the most accurate and updated business and contact information. Have all changes completed by June 30. For assistance, email

In the Community

PSA Expansion

We have expanded our Illegal Dump PSA to TV, radio, print and outdoor media. Help us spread the word, ask your local media to use our PSA. Download files from our Bye Bye Mattress media center.

Collection Sites

Bed Bug Management

As mattress volumes continue to increase, bed bugs can become a concern. Be sure to take a look at our resources on how to identify and appropriately manage bed bugs at your site. Visit or contact your program coordinator.

State Program News


Data due May 1 to CalRecycle from Recyclers, Renovators and Collection Sites
California’s law requires solid waste facilities, recyclers and renovators to report data to CalRecycle annually by May 1. For questions, contact

Commercial Volume Pickup Program Launched
California retailers, hotels, universities and other educational institutions with at least 100 units to recycle can request transportation assistance from MRC. Contact Joy Broussard at for qualifications and details.

Connecticut & Rhode Island

MRC’s Retailer Liaison Visits the Northeast
MRC’s Retailer Liaison Paris Gholston completed her annual northeast retailer tour this month. She stopped by many retail locations in Connecticut and Rhode Island to check in, offer new Customer Education Material and provide helpful tips on using

If you missed out on a visit, we provide many resources for using the reporting portal and communicating with customers on our resources page.

Upcoming Events

New Collection Sites

We are always adding new sites to the program. Visit the recycling locator at for the latest details. If you would like to become a collection site, please contact MRC today.

Here are some recent additions to our locator directory:


Redding, CA 96001

Diamond Recycling
Clearlake, CA 95422

West County Resource Recovery
Richmond, CA 94801


Town of Berlin
Berlin, CT 06037

Town of Franklin
Franklin, CT 06254

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