SB 254 (Hancock and Correa, 2013-14) Mattress Recycling
SB 254 will serve the dual purpose of increasing recycling and reducing illegal dumping of mattresses by requiring mattress manufacturers to establish and implement market based collection and recycling programs for used mattress.
Position and Status.
CAW Supports. SB 254 passed off the Assembly Floor in the final days of the session. It also passed the concurrence vote in the Senate. The Governor signed the bill on September 27, 2013.
Read the September 27 press release.
Sample support letters:
CAW Staff Contacts.
Teresa Bui (916) 443-5422
Californians Against Waste
California Apartment Association
California Chamber of Commerce
Californians for Mattress Recycling
California Retailers Association
California State Association of Counties
City and County of San Francisco
City of El Cerrito
City of Martinez
City of Richmond
City of Sunnyvale
Contra Costa Co. Board of Supervisors
Costa Mesa Sanitary District
Deslee Textiles, USA Inc.
International Sleep Products Association
Jerome’s Furniture of San Diego-Riverside
League of California Cities
Leigh Fibers: Recycling Solutions
LFP Mattress Recycling
McRoskey Mattress Company of San Francisco and Palo Alto
Marin County Hazardous & Solid Waste Management Joint Powers Authority
Napa Recycling & Waste Services
Natural Resources Defense Council
Northern California Recycling Association
Republic Services, Inc.
Rural County Representatives of California
Select Comfort/The Sleep Number Bed
Sleep Country USA
Sleep Train, Inc.
SMART: Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association
Sonoma Co. Waste Management Agency
West Contra Costa Integrated Waste Management Authority