By Gary James / March 2013 As traditional methods of used mattress disposal become more expensive and subject to regulation in some states, recycling is assuming a more prominent role in helping the bedding industry manage the longtime challenge of what to do with big, boxy rectangles at the end of their useful lives. Continue reading
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BedTimes Magazine reports in its March issue: A major new mattress recycling operation called Blue Marble Materials is set to officially open in the Los Angeles area on March 1. Read More.
This article was originally posted on Green – A Blog about Energy and the Environment The typical mattress is a 60-pound chunk of fiber, foam and steel springs. Roughly 8,000 of them end up in American landfills every day. That amounts to nearly 175 million pounds of wasted material a year that slowly rots away there, […]
MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Worldwide announced today a new mattress recycling program in coordination with the installation of new Serta mattresses and box springs. Available immediately across all brands in the U.S, the program will recycle approximately 85 percent of our hotels’ mattresses and box springs into various products rather than being diverted to a landfill. “Our […]
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