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A Better Death for Mattresses

For America Recycles Day, MRC's Justine Fallon was a featured guest on Dos Marcos “The Mattress Guys” podcast. She shared highlights of the program, how it operates, new updates of interest to retailers and facts about mattress recycling in the U.S. Learn More

Mattress Recycling Council’s Success In California Continues

According to the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC)’s latest report to state officials, more than 83% of mattresses discarded in the state in 2019 were diverted from California landfills, up 3 percentage points from the previous year. This achievement is a testament to the ongoing success of the statewide mattress recycling program known to consumers as Bye Bye Mattress. MRC’s press release about the 2019 California Annual Report garnered coverage in both the trade and national press, as well as local papers. Learn More

Mattress Recycling Has Increased Since The Beginning Of The Pandemic

If you’ve been home during the COVID-19 pandemic, you’ve likely cleaned every part of your house. If tossing and buying a new mattress was on your list, you’re not alone. There’s been an uptick in mattress recycling since the pandemic began. Mattresses and box springs on the side of the road is something Dan McGowan cringes about. “We want to recycle every mattress that gets disposed of in the state. Anyone who is looking to get rid of a mattress or box spring, we are looking to recycle,” McGowan said. New Haven’s CBS affiliate features a story about mattress recycling during the pandemic. Learn More