Today, April 22, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. What a milestone. It is fitting that while Earth Day has reached this auspicious milestone, the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) reached an environmental milestone of its own: recycling more than six million mattresses in less than five years through its Bye Bye Mattress program. Six million mattresses equate to more than 210 million pounds of material diverted from landfills by MRC’s recyclers.
READ MORE: Op-ed appearing in the Connecticut Mirror on Earth Day detailing the success of MRC program-wide and in Connecticut.