Today was have a guest blog post by Hasic M, the editor of MattressDetective.com. Thanks for a great guest blog post! I always wondered about how to recycle mattresses and now I know! :-)
Every year, thousands of old mattresses are simply dumped unceremoniously on top of ever-growing piles of junk and garbage heaps. These old mattresses are considered no longer useful by their owners, and they are simply disposed of in the easiest way possible. However, disposing of mattresses in this way is not the most efficient, and can actually cause serious damage to the environment.
Old mattresses often were manufactured before the days of environmental consciousness and concern over the health of the plant, and most old mattresses were simply designed to be sturdy and effective. Not much care was given to protecting the environment and making sure that the mattresses could be disposed of safely, making old mattresses an environmental hazard if not recycling effectively.... read more