States working to remove mattresses from waste stream
A mattress recycling program bill has passed California’s senate, after the nation’s first mattress stewardship bill was signed into law in Connecticut.
The California Senate approved Senate Bill 254, which would create a used mattress recycling program that will reduce the impact of illegally dumped mattresses and take advantage of existing infrastructure for transporting used mattresses to recyclers, according to a news release. The program would be similar to existing recycling systems in California and other states for other consumer products.
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