Recycling awareness campaign convenes on Mississippi Capitol

Recycling awareness campaign convenes on Mississippi Capitol

JACKSON, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from The Mississippi Recycling Coalition.

The Mississippi Recycling Coalition (MRC) is hosting the organization's annual “Recycling Awareness Day” in the first floor Rotunda area of the Mississippi State Capitol Building on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. The event will include an ice cream social with State Legislators and other elected officials. The Awareness Day is being held to promote to the State's elected officials the positive impacts that the recycling industry has on Mississippi's economy and environment. In addition, representatives of the MRC will be available to discuss the economic and jobs benefits of a strong recycling industry with the State's media outlets. The MRC will also be announcing and making presentations of its annual Environmental Hero Awards for the Recyclers of the Year in various organizational categories. Additional details on the event are available at

or through the contact information below.

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

, or contact the MRC members identified above by phone or by email at:


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