Rhode Island Need-to-Know News
In the second year of operations, MRC’s Rhode Island Bye Bye Mattress Program expanded participation from municipalities, retailers, hotels, universities and healthcare facilities. It collected 83,762 mattresses and recycled 1,645 tons of material. See how the Program’s performance stacked up in the 2017-2018 Annual Report, which was submitted to Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation on October 1, 2018.
This year, MRC’s Rhode Island Bye Bye Mattress Program collected more than 89,200 mattresses and diverted more than 1,800 tons of material from disposal. See more accomplishments from our first year of operations in the 2016-2017 Annual Report, which was submitted to Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation on September 29, 2017.
Recycling Fee Change Effective October 1, 2017
The Rhode Island mattress recycling fee increased from $10 to $16 per unit on October 1, 2017. The fee is a flat per unit rate that applies to all sizes of mattresses and foundations. The fee is subject to sales tax.
Mattress Manufacturers & Importers Need to Join MRC
Rhode Island General Law 23-90, which established the statewide mattress recycling program, requires that mattress producers and importers that sell, or offer mattresses for sale, to Rhode Island end users must join the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC). To join MRC, register at www.MRCreporting.org. To read the full announcement, click here.
Interested in Becoming a
Collection Site or Event Host?
We provide collection sites and event hosts with storage containers, transportation to the recycler and mattress recycling services at no cost. Events even include labor. Fill out the form below and our Program Coordinator will be in touch.
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Pick-Up or Drop-Off Request
The Large Volume Pick-Up Service is open to retailers, hotels, hospitals, educational institutions and other organizations with at least 50 units to discard. All units must have been used and discarded in Rhode Island.
These entities may also drop-off any number of mattresses at an MRC-contracted recycling facility. Please complete the form to gain access to a facility.
To help retailers, municipalities, hotels, universities and healthcare facilities understand the program and how to recycle – we’ve developed industry specific fact sheets, guidelines, video series and more.
Sign Up for Program Updates
Whether you’re a retailer following the program’s implementation, a solid waste facility manager interested in getting involved, or a policy maker who wants to stay updated on mattress recycling news, simply enter your information in the form below and we’ll be sure to keep you in the loop.
- Outer Material: Felt
- Inner Material: Leather
- Sole: Gum Rubber
- Closure: Slip-On
- Heel Type: Flat
- Shoe Width: normal
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