Bed-der Method Found For Handling Old Mattresses

New Haven’s landfill might have had 139,000 pounds more waste it in it — if not for 2,600 mattresses that have been recycled since January 2019. The recycling happened thanks to a statewide effort called Bye Bye Mattress. Officials are trying to get the word out so more people know about recycling their old mattresses — which helps protect the environment.

READ MORE: Article in the New Haven Independent about mattress recycling.