Register Now! 

View Conference Program 

15978305 10154088105102633 1809664313 n
















  East Lansing will host the Michigan Recycling Coalition's 35th Annual Conference & Governor's Recycling Summit, Michigan's largest conference and exhibition about recycling and organics management. For 35 years, the MRC has been helping businesses, nonprofits, and municipalities explore the future of recycling and organics management. Network with industry experts, learn from thoughtful presentations, and take part in informative training sessions, tours, and a robust exhibition hall. Whether you are new to recycling, new to the MRC conference, or you've been attending for years, we aim to provide bountiful opportunities to learn and grow your knowledge of recycling in Michigan. Don't miss out. Save the date! 

Register Now!      View Conference Program



We're in the final stages, next week is the 2017 Annual Conference!

You have until 11am on Monday 5/15 to register!

Register Now! 

View Conference Schedule

Revised Summit Schedule


Wednesday: Join us for a day filled with advocacy, tours, and trainings. We'lll be holding our regional meetings-bringing together stakeholders from around the state to network and talk about the recycling and organics activities happening in their part of the mitten. In the evening we'll have a Decision Makers Reception followed by a night on the town for our annual grub crawl. 

Thursday:  The state's largest recycling/ organics exhibit hall opens, with keynote highlights from the honorable Sam Singh and Recycling Expert Michele Nestor. The MRC's Annual Meeting and new BOD members will be decided, and there will be education sessions with experts from around our state and country discussing everything materials management.  Don't miss out on our networking events, trivia night, and more fun Thursday surprises. 

Friday: The DEQ Governor's Recycling Summit will bring exciting updates on our state's recycling activities. The Governor's Recycling awards, updates from grant recipients, and a highlight of the states largest organics and reycling exhibit hall will keep Friday action packed. Here from state officials like DEQ Director Heidi Grether and keynote speaker Sarah Dearman, Director of Sustainable Packaging, Coca Cola Company.

Attend all three days for a discounted rate. We're excited to see you there! 


For a look at what the conference looks like, take a look at the 2016 Governor's Recycling Summit and 34th MRC Annual Conference and other past conferences.