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Nation’s Second Mattress Recycling Bill Signed into Law in Rhode Island

Jul 18th, 2013 | By

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee this week signed legislation into law that will create the nation’s second mattress recycling program. The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) worked closely with Rhode Island Senate Majority Leader Dominick Ruggerio and House Environment and Natural Resources Committee Chair Representative Arthur Handy to craft legislation that will recycle used mattresses

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Bridgeport recycling facility hungry for more mattresses

Aug 20th, 2012 | By

The facility is called Park City Green, and Morales is surrounded by hundreds of mattresses that are brought in by trucks each year. He can deconstruct about 50 a day using little more than a utility blade knife. For more on this story, visit: Bridgeport recycling facility hungry for more mattresses | The Connecticut Mirror.



Recycling mattresses in Bridgeport

Jun 27th, 2012 | By

Community leaders gathered in Bridgeport Wednesday to mark the opening of the first nonprofit mattress recycling facility in the Northeast. For more on this story, visit: Recycling mattresses in Bridgeport | WTNH.com Connecticut.



What would you do with 400,000 discarded mattresses a year?

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By

That is the problem. Not just that, but, according to the Hartford City Council there is more to the problem: 350,000 – 450,000 mattresses disposed of in CT annually Minimum annual municipal disposal cost $1.2 million1 Taxpayers cover costs Illegal dumping is a problem Mattress disposal system is fragmented with towns hauling to in- and

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