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Norwalk to collect mattresses for recycling

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Unwanted mattresses and box springs that are dry and intact can be disposed of by Norwalk residents only this Saturday Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. until noon, according to a news release.    Bring them to the Norwalk Public Works Center, 15 South Smith St., and park in the gas pumps area.

Ineligible items include:

  • Severely damaged, twisted, wet, frozen or soiled mattresses 
  • Mattresses infested with bed bugs or other living organisms 
  • Sleeping bags, pillows, cushions, loose bedding, mattress pads or toppers, etc. 
  • Car beds 
  • Juvenile products, i.e., carriage, basket, stroller, crib bumper, etc. 
  • Water beds 
  • Camping or air mattresses
  • Fold out sofa beds 
  • Futons or furniture 

The collection is part of national initiative “Bye Bye Mattress.”  See their website at Home – Bye Bye Mattress | A Program of the Mattress Recycling Council.  More info is said to be available by calling (855) 700-9973.

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