Entries by Mary Helen Rogers

Discarded Mattresses -- is it art?

We are waiting for the date to be set for SB 254 (Hancock/Correa) to be heard in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee.  We hope to hear very soon and will post an update as we receive more details. In the meantime, here’s a remarkable link  to a California blogger’s ‘mattress project‘ that demonstrates the need for […]

CALIFORNIA USED MATTRESS RECYCLING LEGISLATION APPROVED BY CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE SB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 30, 2013 CALIFORNIA USED MATTRESS RECYCLING LEGISLATION APPROVED BY CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE SB 254 254 (Hancock/Correa) Now Moves to the Assembly  (Sacramento, CA) — On Wednesday, May 29, 2013, California’s State Senate approved SB 254 (Hancock/Correa) by a 32-5 bipartisan vote. SB 254 creates a used mattress recycling program that will reduce the […]

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CALIFORNIA USED MATTRESS RECYCLING LEGISLATION APPROVED BY CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE SB 254 (Hancock/Correa) Now Moves To The Assembly On Wednesday, May 29, 2013, California’s State Senate approved SB 254 (Hancock/Correa) by a 32-5 bipartisan vote. SB 254 creates a used mattress recycling program that will reduce the impact of illegally dumped mattresses, harness existing infrastructure […]

California Mattress Recycling Bill Heads to Senate Floor -- Take Action Today!

ISPA-supported California mattress recycling legislation, SB 254 (Hancock/Correa), was voted out of the Senate Appropriations Committee today. As you will recall, the California Senate Environmental Quality Committee approved SB 254 earlier this month and sent the bill to the Senate Appropriations Committee, which was the next step in the process. Following today’s vote, SB 254 […]

Mattress recycling - where commerce and legislation meet

In this video you will hear from 2 California legislators (Correa and Calderon) on why Californians for Mattress Recycling (C4MR) supports legislation- SB 254.  SB 254 strives to establish a mattress recycling system in California. The primary goals of this plan are to: Create an economically practical system for recycling used mattresses; Reduce the impact […]

SB 254 - where are you today?

On April 29, 2013 our legislation, SB 254 (Hancock-Correa) was heard in the Senate Appropriations Committee.  Senate Appropriations is where any legislation with a fiscal impact to the state must be heard.  The Appropriations Chairman, Senator Kevin de Leon ordered the bill to the ‘suspense file.’  All ‘suspense file’ bills will be heard toward the […]

CALIFORNIA USED MATTRESS RECYCLING LEGISLATION CLEARS KEY SENATE COMMITTEE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2013 Contact:  Shelly Sullivan – (916) 858-8686 Sacramento, CA — On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, the California’s State Senate Environmental Quality Committee approved SB 254 (Hancock-Correa) by a 6-0 vote. SB 254 creates a used mattress recycling program that will have a dedicated funding mechanism, reduce the impact of illegally dumped […]