Entries by Mary Helen Rogers

GOVERNOR BROWN, JR. SIGNS SB 254 INTO LAW

SACRAMENTO — SB 254 (Hancock/Correa), which has enjoyed bipartisan support throughout the legislative process, creates a practical and efficient used mattress recycling program that will have a dedicated funding mechanism, reduce the impact of illegally dumped mattresses, harness existing infrastructure for transporting used mattresses to recyclers, create jobs, and minimize costs to both government and […]

Call and write Governor Brown today asking him to sign the Mattress Recycling Bill!

We need ALL mattress manufacturers, suppliers, sales teams, retailers and employees based in or doing business in California to contact Governor Brown and voice their support for SB 254 with both a letter and a phone call. Don’t worry, ISPA and Californians for Mattress Recycling have made it easy. It takes only a few moments.  […]

SB 254 IS HEADED TO THE GOVERNOR’S DESK SB 254 (Hancock/Correa) Creates A Used Mattress Recycling Program

Sacramento, CA – On Thursday, September 12, 2013 the California State Senate voted to approve SB 254 authored by Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) and Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) by a 31-8 bipartisan vote.  SB 254 now moves to the Governor’s desk for review and signature. SB 254 (Hancock/Correa), which has enjoyed bipartisan support throughout the legislative process, creates a used mattress […]

California State Assembly Approves SB 254 (Hancock/Correa) Which Would Create A Used Mattress Recycling Program

Sacramento, CA – On Wednesday, September 11, 2013, the California State Assembly voted to approve SB 254 authored by Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) and Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) by a 63-10 bipartisan vote. SB 254 (Hancock/Correa) creates a used mattress recycling program that will have a dedicated funding mechanism, reduce the impact of illegally dumped mattresses, […]

Let’s Put The Used Mattress Recycling Legislation To Bed, SB 254 (Hancock/Correa) Press Conference Demonstrates Broad-Based Support

SACRAMENTO, CA – September 05, 2013 Wednesday, California State Senators Loni Hancock (SD-9, Berkeley) and Lou Correa (SD-34, Santa Ana); Mark Murray, Californians Against Waste; Ryan Trainer, President, International Sleep Products Association; and others joined Californians for Mattress Recycling in a press conference discussing the merits of SB 254. When explaining SB 254, Senator Hancock […]

SB 254 Press Conference -- Mattress Recycling Done Right

Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 California State Senators Loni Hancock (SD-9, Berkeley); Lou Correa (SD-34, Santa Ana); Ryan Trainer, President, International Sleep Products Association; Mark Murray, Californians Against Waste and others will join Californians for Mattress Recycling in a press conference discussing the merits of SB 254. SB 254 establishes a pubic policy program […]

SB 254 – A CALL TO ACTION!

Please Take Action Today — As you have been reading, the industry sponsored and supported legislation, SB 254 (Hancock/Correa), is on course during the final few weeks of California’s legislative session. The next vote is a critical one – the Assembly Floor.  We need ALL California mattress manufacturers, vendors, sales teams, and employees to voice […]

GOOD NEWS FOR SB 254!

If you missed the press release — this week, the California Assembly’s Natural Resources Committee approved SB 254 by a bipartisan vote of 7 to 0.   Over the past few weeks, we have been diligently working with state officials and other stakeholders to address some of their concerns surrounding SB 254.  The bill, as approved, […]

Used Mattress Recycling Legislation Continues To Gain Support

Used Mattress Recycling Legislation Continues To Gain Support SB 254 (Hancock/Correa) Approved in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee  Sacramento, CA — On Monday, August 12, 2013, California’s Assembly Natural Resources Committee approved SB 254 (Hancock/Correa) by a 7-0 bipartisan vote. The intent of SB 254 is to create a used mattress recycling program that will […]