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

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2014 Contact: Shelly Sullivan (916) 858-8686 Mattress Recycling Council to Hold Drop-in Q&A Session at Las Vegas Market for Mattress Retailers and Manufacturers (Alexandria, VA) – The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) is hosting an informal mattress recycling Q&A session during the Las Vegas Market in the ISPA Lounge, Building B, […]

Connecticut producers and retailers must join MRC

Public Act 13-42, enacted in Connecticut in May 2013, requires the mattress industry to establish a mattress-recycling program in the state. To meet this requirement, the International Sleep Products Association created a nonprofit organization, Mattress Recycling Council. MRC serves as the organization required by the law to plan and implement that state’s mattress-recycling program. Public […]

ISPA and MRC hold California mattress-recycling meetings

Last month, the International Sleep Products Association and Mattress Recycling Council, a nonprofit organization created by ISPA to implement state mattress-recycling laws, held the first in a series of meetings to receive feedback on the implementation of California’s mattress-recycling law. The California law requires ISPA and MRC to consult with an advisory committee made up […]

MRC submits Connecticut mattress recycling plan to the state

The Mattress Recycling Council has submitted to Connecticut regulators its plan for a statewide mattress-recycling program.  The state has 90 days to approve or disapprove the MRC plan. The plan is required by Connecticut Public Act 13-42, which was enacted in May 2013 and required the mattress industry to set up a recycling program in […]

News release: MRC submits Connecticut mattress-recycling plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2014 Contact: Shelly Sullivan (916) 858-8686 Mattress Recycling Council Submits Recycling Plan to Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection DEEP has 90 Days to Review and Approve the Plan Alexandria, VA – On July 1, 2014, the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) submitted a recycling plan to Connecticut’s Department of […]

The Mattress Recycling Council announces board of directors

The Mattress Recycling Council, a nonprofit organization formed to develop and implement state mattress-recycling laws, has announced its 2014-2015 board of directors. The International Sleep Products Association formed the MRC in late 2013, soon after Connecticut, Rhode Island and California enacted the first state mattress-recycling laws in the United States. The MRC’s initial board is […]

Seminar presents latest mattress recycling news

Seminar presents latest mattress recycling news

The “ISPA News Team” debuted at EXPO 2014 in New Orleans with an entertaining update on the state of the industry’s mattress-recycling initiative during one of the show’s educational seminars. The ISPA EXPO news anchor team starred President Ryan Trainer and ISPA’s Public Relations Consultant Shelly Sullivan, who opened the newscast with a story about […]

Mattress Recycling Council requests streamlined mattress recycling fee collection process in Connecticut

Last week the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) submitted a request to Connecticut regulators to simplify the fee collection process required by Public Act 13-42. Enacted in 2013, the law authorizes mattress retailers to collect a fee that will fund the recycling of used mattresses discarded in the state. MRC is a nonprofit organization created by […]

ISPA session updates industry on mattress recycling news

ISPA session updates industry on mattress recycling news

In a Jan. 27 information session held during the Las Vegas Market, the International Sleep Products Association provided an update on mattress recycling developments and presented the recycling outlook for 2014. To date, three states—California, Connecticut and Rhode Island—have passed mattress-recycling legislation. ISPA is preparing plans for the implementation of recycling in those states and […]