Join Us

Our members make our work possible. We thank all of the members who have supported us over the years, and we encourage new members to partner with us as we continue our efforts to educate residents on the benefits of recycling and promote the growth of the recycling industry in Mississippi. Membership comes with many benefits, including access to the state’s largest network of recyclers.

You can join us or renew your membership by check, credit card or PayPal. Current members will receive an invoice each year. See Member Payment Options for more.

Benefits of being a member of the Mississippi Recycling Coalition

  • Access to Member Only Content on MRC Website
  • Access to Member Only Newsletters.
  • Ability to Submit Stories and Calendar Entries to MRC. 
  • Discounted Rates to Mississippi Recycling Coalition Events and Conferences.
  • Ability to vote at the MRC Annual Business Meeting.
  • Information on upcoming grant and funding opportunities
  • Name displayed in online membership directory and access to the membership directory. 

Types of Memberships

Individual –  $25

Open to private individuals that are interested in supporting recycling in Mississippi. 

Individual memberships are not listed in the online membership directory; if you are interested in having your name displayed in the online membership directory, you must join at the next level up that you fit in membership level or higher.

Institution

  • K-12 – $50
  • Colleges, Universities, Community Colleges – $150

Open to public and private school systems, colleges, universities, community colleges, trade schools, and medical facilities that do not fall under another more appropriate category such as trade organizations.

All organizations joining under this category may have up to two persons listed for newsletters, updates, and member conference attendance discounts.

Government

  • Local Government Entities with a Population <25k – $150
  • Local Government Entities with a Population >25k – $250
    • To include state and federal agencies (Includes ALL Federal and State Agencies)

Open to all municipal and county governments, solid waste districts, utility authorities and solid waste management authorities.  All state and federal agencies fall under large government category.

All organizations joining under this category may have up to three persons listed for newsletters, updates, and member conference attendance discounts. 

Non – Profit – $100

Open to all non-profit organizations except those that may fall under another more appropriate, category such as Institution or Trade Organization.

Business, Industries and Trade Associations

  • Any commercial business, industry or trade assoc. that < 50 employees/members. – $100 
  • Any commercial business, industry or trade assoc. with > 50 or more employees/members – $300

Open to all business, industry and trade associations where such organizations do not more appropriately fit under another membership category.  State and federal agencies fall under the large business (2nd threshold) of business, industries, and trade associations.

All organizations joining under the small business category may have up to three persons listed for newsletters and other contacts. All persons joining under the large business category may have up to 5 persons listed for newsletters updates, and member conference attendance discounts. 

In addition to the Membership benefits previously listed, Sustaining Member (Sponsorship) levels carry additional benefits as follows: 

Platinum Sustaining Member – $5,000 +

  • Trophy/plaque of appreciation presented at annual MRC conference.
  • Recognition on MRC website, at MRC events, in all event’s publicity, and in newsletters for one year. 
  • Full page ad in conference program directory 
  • Two exhibit spaces and four complimentary booth personnel.
  • One conference registration
  • MRC membership for one year

Gold Sustaining Member – $2,500 +

  • Trophy/plaque of appreciation presented at annual MRC conference.
  • Recognition on MRC website, at MRC events, in all event’s publicity, and in newsletters for one year. 
  • ½ page ad in conference program directory 
  • One exhibit space and two complimentary booth personnel OR conference registration
  • MRC membership for one year

Silver Sustaining Member – $1,000 +

  • ¼ page ad in conference program directory 
  • Recognition at conference (listing in program directory and on signs)

Bronze Sustaining Member  – $500 +

  • ⅛ page ad in conference program directory 
  • Recognition at conference (listing in program directory and on signs)

JOIN TODAY 

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