Our Team

Michael LaRussa

Program Director, Western Region

Michael brings extensive experience to MRC, having worked in solid waste and recycling for more than 10 years in municipal, hauler and corporate sustainability settings. Since joining the team in 2018, Michael has greatly expanded the Northern California collection network by collaborating with new retail locations, solid waste facilities and recyclers. Michael currently serves as MRC’s Program Manager where he will manage California and Oregon program coordinators and recycling vendors to implement collection site networks.

When not busy working for MRC, you will find Michael enjoying a game of basketball and spending time with his wife and two sons.