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.
LEARN MORE: Friday 6 pm news feature on New Haven’s CBS affiliate features a story about mattress recycling during the pandemic.