Clara joins Mattress Recycling Council

Clara joins Mattress Recycling Council

The Mattress Recycling Council has hired Rodney Clara as its Northern California program coordinator. He is responsible for working with municipalities, retailers and other mattress generators, transporters and recyclers in the region. Clara’s experience includes a 14-year history in the recycling and reuse industry. He began his career with Goodwill Industries as a resource-recovery manager, […]

California proposes regulations for mattress-recycling law

CalRecycle, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, has initiated a rulemaking on proposed regulations to implement the state’s mattress-recycling law. During a stakeholder input period, the International Sleep Products Association worked with CalRecycle to make sure the draft rules reflected the requirements of the law and did not create additional burdens for the […]

O’Donnell joins MRC as managing director

The Mattress Recycling Council has hired Mike O’Donnell as managing director to oversee the implementation of its mattress-recycling programs in California, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Based in the Pacific Northwest, he will be responsible for leading MRC’s day-to-day operations and managing program coordinators as they work with their state’s municipalities, retailers, transporters and recyclers. Previously […]

MRC reaches out to industry, community

The Mattress Recycling Council is busy engaging with stakeholders as it prepares to launch mattress-recycling programs in three states. MRC recently hosted a booth at the Southern California Waste Management Forum’s annual conference in Pomona, California. More than 150 attendees asked questions about the MRC program created by California Assembly Bill 254 and learned how […]

MRC hires marketing and communications coordinator

The Mattress Recycling Council has hired Amanda Wall to coordinate communications for its recycling programs in California, Connecticut and Rhode Island. MRC is a nonprofit organization created by the International Sleep Products Association to develop mattress recycling programs for these states, which passed mattress-recycling laws in 2013. MRC’s objective is to facilitate mattress recycling in […]

Mattress Recycling Council hires program coordinator

(news release) For Immediate Release October 28, 2014 Contact: Shelly Sullivan (916) 858-8686 Mattress Recycling Council Hires Southern California Program Coordinator (ALEXANDRIA, VA) – The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) has hired Mark Patti as its Southern California Program Coordinator. Mr. Patti will work with municipalities, retailers and other generators of mattresses, transporters and recyclers as […]

Justine Fallon joins Mattress Recycling Council as program coordinator

Justine Fallon joins Mattress Recycling Council as program coordinator

Justine Fallon has joined the Mattress Recycling Council as MRC’s Northeast program coordinator. In this new position, Fallon will act as a liaison between mattress collection sites, transporters and recyclers. “We are excited to welcome Justine to the MRC team,” said Ryan Trainer, president of both MRC and the International Sleep Products Association. “With years […]

Mattress Recycling Council releases educational videos

Mattress Recycling Council releases educational videos

The Mattress Recycling Council, a nonprofit organization formed by the International Sleep Products Association, has released three videos that provide retailers in Connecticut, California and Rhode Island the basic information they need about new recycling laws as preparations for launching mattress-recycling programs in those states move ahead. Connecticut is the first state to implement its […]

What is the Mattress Recycling Council?

What is the Mattress Recycling Council?

The Mattress Recycling Council is a nonprofit organization established by the mattress industry to create and manage state-level recycling programs. Using fees that retailers collect from consumers, MRC contracts with service providers to collect and recycle mattresses. The MRC board members, who serve staggered two-year terms, are Ryan Trainer, International Sleep Products Association; Catherine Lyons, […]