The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as an in-state staff member to assist in the on-going implementation of statewide mattress recycling programs in Connecticut and Rhode Island. This position will perform varied tasks required to grow and maintain MRC’s successful mattress recycling programs in these states This is telework position that requires the candidate to reside in Connecticut, Rhode Island or Massachusetts.
About the MRC Formed by the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) in 2013, MRC is a non-profit organization that develops and implements mattress recycling programs in states with legislation mandating mattress recycling, including Connecticut, Rhode Island, and California. MRC’s objectives are aligned with these laws: to promote and encourage the proper recycling of mattresses at end of life. Since launching its first program in 2015, MRC has recycled over 4.5 million mattresses and box springs.
Scope of Work In 2013, Connecticut, Rhode Island and California enacted mattress recycling laws creating the statutory framework to fund the collection, transportation and recycling of discarded mattresses. Connecticut was the first state to implement in May of 2015. California began December 30, 2015 and Rhode Island launched May 1, 2016. The scope of this position is currently limited to work in Connecticut and Rhode Island, however additional states may adopt similar legislation in the future. Important information about these programs is included in the laws:
Rhode Island: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE23/23-90/INDEX.HTM
MRC has designed the Connecticut and Rhode Island mattress recycling programs to meet the requirements of the law, regulations and program plan. To fund the program, retailers collect a per unit fee from the sale of each mattress, and then remit that fee to MRC. MRC uses collected fees to pay for transportation, recycling, consumer education and program administrative costs.
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This is a full-time salaried telework position; salary commensurate with experience. MRC provides an extensive benefit package.
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