The Mississippi Recycling Coalition Announces Annual Recycling Awareness Day at the State Capitol

(JACKSON, MS) – The Mississippi Recycling Coalition (MRC) is announcing its annual Mississippi Recycling Awareness Day at the Mississippi State Capitol on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. This year’s event will be jointly hosted with Keep Mississippi Beautiful and will include an “Ice Cream Social” with State Legislators and other elected officials in the 1st Floor Rotunda area of the Capitol Building. The event is being held to promote the positive impacts that the recycling industry is having on Mississippi’s economy and environment to the state’s elected officials.

The MRC will also recognize the “Recyclers of the Year” in the State for 2017 at 1:15 p.m. at the event with the organization’s annual “Environmental Hero” awards. The awards recognize extraordinary recycling efforts among business, government and institutions in the state.

The Mississippi Recycling Coalition is a consortium of businesses, manufacturers, local governments, state and federal agencies, non-profit groups and other interested organizations that promotes and encourages the growth of recycling in Mississippi. For more information on MRC or the upcoming Recycling Awareness Day, please visit the MRC web page at or contact Jennifer Milner at 601-961-5739 or at