How bedding sellers can recycle mattresses in MRC program states

How bedding sellers can recycle mattresses in MRC program states

The Mattress Recycling Council’s Bye Bye Mattress program provides no-cost recycling for public and private entities that discard mattresses and box springs that were used and discarded in the state. If you sell mattresses directly to consumers in California, Connecticut or Rhode Island, here’s how you can start recycling the units you take back from […]

Pleasant Mattress augments team with two sales reps Reid Onnen, Quincy Scurry

Pleasant Mattress augments team with two sales reps Reid Onnen, Quincy Scurry

Fresno, California-based bed maker Pleasant Mattress Inc. is boosting its California sales team with the addition of two bedding veterans Reid Onnen and Quincy Scurry. Onnen has been named sales representative for Southern California. Scurry is responsible for Northern California. Both report to Kevin Cooley, field sales manager. Previously, Onnen held sales posts with furniture […]

Hollywood Bed Frame to Increase Space, Workers

Hollywood Bed Frame to Increase Space, Workers

Hollywood Bed Frame Co. is planning to expand its factory in Commerce, California, from 80,000 square feet to more than 100,000 square feet and is boosting its number of employees to 200. The company said it has hired more than 60 employees over the past two years. “We are 100% committed to growing our business […]

Pleasant Mattress Helps California Fire Victims

Fresno, California-based bed maker Pleasant Mattress Inc. (formerly Cannon Sleep Products) gave 16 mattresses to fire victims of the Erskine Fire in June near Lake Isabella, California. The donation was made through The Furniture Store and Mattress Center, which coordinated the effort with God’s Storehouse of the Kern River Valley. “Supporting our community is part […]

CalRecycle Conducting Inspections

CalRecycle Conducting Inspections

If you sell in California, make sure you are registered with the Mattress Recycling Council Created in 2015 by California’s Used Mattress Recovery & Recycling Act, the Mattress Recycling Council’s Bye Bye Mattress recycling program requires mattress manufacturers to register their company and brands or Uniform Registry Numbers with MRC. All registered manufacturers, brands and […]

BrandSource Appoints Jeannette Howe as Director of Membership

BrandSource Appoints Jeannette Howe as Director of Membership

Buying group BrandSource, headquartered in Tustin, California, has appointed Jeannette Howe to the newly created position of director of membership for its appliance, furniture, mattress and consumer electronics sectors. She reports to Tom Bennett, BrandSource president. Most recently, Howe was vice president of business development for marketing platform Revenew. Prior to that, she founded and […]

Get Financial Help for Collecting Dumped Mattresses

California agencies responsible for picking up illegally dumped mattresses from public right of ways can apply for financial help from the Mattress Recycling Council. MRC has allocated $750,000 to fund this effort for 2016. Eligible entities that wish to receive reimbursement, such as California local governments, certain permitted solid-waste facilities, and authorized solid-waste operations, must […]

California approves mattress recycling budget and fee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2015 Media Contact: Amanda Wall Office: (571) 482-5431 Cell: (713) 829-7748 awall@mattressrecyclingcouncil.org CALRECYCLE APPROVES MATTRESS RECYCLING COUNCIL’S RECYCLING BUDGET & FEE MATTRESS RECYCLING FEE COLLECTION BEGINS DECEMBER 30, 2015 ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) approved the budget and recycling fee that the […]