Study Explores Waste After Recycling

Posted: August 2021

Category: Technical Documents

MRC commissioned a waste characterization study of the residual material generated California mattress recyclers to quantify what mattress components are landfilled.  The August 2021 report found the top three most prevalent waste categories as a percentage of total waste are shoddy felt pad (22.0%), mixed non-woven fibers (19.8%) and quilt panels (17.3%).

California Mattress Recycling Residue Composition Study