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Mattress recycling 2014–Everything you need to know

Mattress recycling 2014–Everything you need to know

As new laws take effect in three states, BedTimes takes a closer look at implementation timelines, recycling fees, registration requirements, and how the whole thing works Companies selling mattress sets in three states soon will need…

What is the Mattress Recycling Council?

What is the Mattress Recycling Council?

The Mattress Recycling Council is a nonprofit organization established by the mattress industry to create and manage state-level recycling programs. Using fees that retailers collect from consumers, MRC contracts with service providers to collect and recycle…

Practice these social media etiquette tips–or else!

Practice these social media etiquette tips–or else!

By Margaret Page Like children with a shiny new toy, adults introduced to social media jumped in and started playing: posting personal photos to Facebook, accepting requests for “friendship” from long-lost high school pals, and checking…

Why you must delve into Web analytics

Why you must delve into Web analytics

Smart, sexy and great sales producers: That’s how business owners like to think about their websites. But how realistic is that view? Consider your own website: Is it pulling its load by attracting enough visitors and…

Family feud: How a buy-sell agreement can save your family business

Family feud: How a buy-sell agreement can save your family business

How many ways can a family business get into trouble? Maybe an infinite number, if the stories told by family business consultants are any guide. “In a non-family business you have rational problems and rational solutions,”…

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Fourth generation at A. Lava & Son takes family business to the next level

Fourth generation at A. Lava & Son takes family business to the next level

Over the last three years, A. Lava & Son, a 98-year-old family-owned business with strong ties to the bedding industry, has dramatically increased its capacity, added significantly to its work force and upgraded its manufacturing technology.…

Sustainability »

Mattress Recycling Council releases educational videos

The Mattress Recycling Council, a nonprofit organization formed…

Mattress-recycling stats

35 to 40 million new mattresses and foundations…

News release: Mattress Recycling Council to hold drop-in Q&A session in Las Vegas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2014 Contact: Shelly…

News »

Reverie offers athletes rest and recovery during grueling ‘Grid Games’

Adjustable base, mattress and pillow manufacturer Reverie is…

Sound Sleep trademarks AGT bed brand, applies for patents

Pacific Northwest mattress manufacturer and Lady Americana licensee,…

Sommex inks deal with U.S buying group BrandSource

Toronto-based Sommex Bedding Corp. announced it has partnered…

The North Face makes Responsible Down Standard available to others

International testing and certification company Control Union, with…

Newsmakers »

Protect-A-Bed expands Eisenberg’s role

Mattress and pillow protection supplier Protect-A-Bed has increased…

L&P announces Quinn departure

Industry supplier Leggett & Platt has announced that…

Dormeo retools marketing roles with Sfeir departure

Specialty sleep producer Dormeo N.A., headquartered in Plano,…

Retired Talalay chemist Suplee returns to Latex International

Industry supplier Latex International has rehired Talalay latex expert…

ISPA »

Bedding Barometer: Mattress sales see healthy growth in June

The International Sleep Products Association‘s June Bedding Barometer (pay…

News release: ISPA adds newsroom veteran Betsi Robinson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2014 Contact: Mary…

Vermont passes extensive chemical regulation law for children’s products

The Vermont legislature has passed a bill regulating…

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