Bye Bye Mattress Program Celebrates 1 Million Recycled Mark

Bye Bye Mattress Program Celebrates 1 Million Recycled Mark

The Mattress Recycling Council has a lot to celebrate. With a successful first year of mattress-recycling programs in California, Connecticut and Rhode Island, MRC’s Bye Bye Mattress program has kept more than 1 million mattresses out of landfills, plus much more, MRC officials said during a program Jan. 24 at the Winter Las Vegas Market […]

Mattress Recycling Programs Create Successful Solutions

Mattress Recycling Programs Create Successful Solutions

Twenty months. Three statewide, sustainable mattress-recycling programs. One million-plus beds kept out of landfills. It adds up to a winning combination. BY JULIE A. PALM Three new statewide recycling programs in California, Connecticut and Rhode Island have recycled more than 1 million mattresses and box springs in less than two years—a significant achievement for the […]

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 […]

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 […]

News Release: California Mattress Recycling Program Debuts

News Release: California Mattress Recycling Program Debuts

NEWS RELEASE December 30, 2015 Contact: Julia McDowell Office: (703) 888-4146 Cell: (703) 582-0428 jmcdowell@williamswhittle.com STATEWIDE MATTRESS RECYCLING PROGRAM DEBUTS IN CALIFORNIA Allows In-State Retailers No-Cost Drop Off at Participating Recycling Facilities ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, California’s Mattress Stewardship Plan will take effect, making it the second state in the nation to launch a statewide […]

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 […]

MRC session updates industry on implementation of mattress-recycling laws

MRC session updates industry on implementation of mattress-recycling laws

With Connecticut’s mattress-recycling program having been launched in May, and less than six months until programs in California and Rhode Island are anticipated to begin, the Mattress Recycling Council led a seminar at the Summer Las Vegas Market, Aug. 2-6, to assist retailers and manufacturers with understanding the new state laws and how to comply. […]

California, Rhode Island mattress recycling plans under review

California, Rhode Island mattress recycling plans under review

Mattress recycling has moved one step closer in California and Rhode Island. On July 1, the Mattress Recycling Council submitted mattress-recycling plans to the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery and the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp. for review. MRC is a nonprofit organization created by the mattress industry to develop and manage mandated […]

Mattress manufacturers and retailers urged to attend Las Vegas seminar on complying with state mattress recycling laws

Mattress manufacturers and retailers urged to attend Las Vegas seminar on complying with state mattress recycling laws

The Mattress Recycling Council, formed by mattress industry trade group the International Sleep Products Association, based in Alexandria, Virginia, will host a Las Vegas Market seminar, Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 1 p.m. (Building B, 16th floor), for retailers, manufacturers and other market attendees. The discussion will cover California, Connecticut and Rhode Island mattress-recycling laws and other topics. […]

Save the date: Mattress Recycling Council information session at Las Vegas Market

Save the date: Mattress Recycling Council information session at Las Vegas Market

The Mattress Recycling Council is hosting an information session about state recycling programs during summer Las Vegas Market. Where:  World Market Center B-16 When: Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1 p.m. Attendees will learn about the Bye Bye Mattress program, the proposed fee and plans for California and Rhode Island, and get an update on the progress of Connecticut’s implementation.