Rhode Island holds hearings on mattress recycling

recycling arrows logoChris Hudgins, vice president of government relations for the International Sleep Products Association, testified before the Rhode Island House Environment and Natural Resources Committee March 26 regarding legislation that would set up a recycling program for mattresses in the state.

He also testified before the Senate Environment and Agriculture Committee on similar legislation in mid-March. Hudgins told lawmakers that legislation is not needed at this time, but that the industry is willing to work with legislators to find voluntary solutions to increase mattress recycling in Rhode Island.

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