- The Connecticut Senate passed a bill requiring all mattress producers to develop a plan to recycle them down the road.
- The measure passed 28-8 and now is waiting to be signed by Gov. Dannel Malloy.
- Several local programs are available to recycle old mattresses, but Connecticut would be the first state to have a law mandating that manufactures devise recycling plans.
From the article:
The state Senate approved legislation today that would create a council of mattress producers and require them to develop a plan for managing discarded mattresses. The measure passed the Senate 28-8, according to the Associated Press. ...