Mattress-recycling stats

  • 35 to 40 million new mattresses and foundations are sold annually in the United States.
  • At least 15 to 20 million mattresses and foundations are discarded annually in the United States.
  • Discarded mattresses currently are sent to recyclers, landfills and incinerators, used furniture stores and charities, and renovators.

Source: Mattress Recycling Council

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