Entries by Paris Gholston

Mattress Recycling Council Awards Nearly $200,000 in Grants to California Mattress Collection Sites

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC), which operates the Bye Bye Mattress program in California, recently awarded $192,000 in grant funding to 24 mattress collection sites throughout the state. The funds will be used for infrastructure improvements or equipment purchases to increase the recyclability of discarded mattresses and box springs by providing weather […]

Mattress Recycling Council Announces 2020 Board of Directors

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) announces its 2020 Board of Directors: Doug Guffey (Board Chair), Strategic Accounts Manager, Serta Simmons Bedding LLC Richard Diamonstein, Managing Director, Paramount Sleep Mason Hallet, Vice President of Sales, North America, Tricots-Liesse Knitting Sabrina Hernandez, Specialty Account Representative, William T. Burnett & Co. Mark S. Jones, President […]

MRC’S Bye Bye Mattress Program Surpasses 5 Million Mattresses Recycled In California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Five million mattresses have been recycled by the Bye Bye Mattress program in the state of California since the program began in 2016, the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) announced today. If these mattresses were laid end-to-end they would span nearly 6,000 miles – enough to build a bridge from California to Hawaii […]