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Posted on: November 18, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Tough Stuff Recycling Shines Light on Egremont's Mattress Recycling Success

2 men 1 woman standing by the opening of a container with a stack of mattresses to recycle

Tough Stuff Recycling contacted Egremont and its Board Health Director and Sustainability Coordinator Juliette Haas to find out how the town's mattress recycling efforts were proving successful.

Responding to an interview with Tough Stuff, Juliette reported how the town found out about Tough Stuff, the reason for choosing the recycler, and the benefits realized. Catch the interview here.

Mattress Recycling by the Numbers:

  • 48 The number of units recycled by the Town of Egremont since the Massachusetts landfill ban was enacted in November 2022.
  • The number of aggregate pickups the Town of Egremont has completed with Tough Stuff Recycling.
  • 1,584 The number of cubic feet of landfill space saved due to the Town of Egremont recycling mattresses.

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