ISPA Engages Las Vegas Market Attendees in Recycling Session

During the Las Vegas Market, ISPA hosted a lively panel discussion of used mattress recycling issues that was well attended by mattress retailers, manufacturers and suppliers and served as an opportunity to highlight one of the most important threats to the industry today. This session is part of our continuing effort to build support for ISPA’s efforts to oppose costly state mattress recycling mandates that have the potential to create 50 different state laws. It also provided an opportunity to discuss the more efficient national recycling plan that ISPA has proposed.  The session included Doug Guffey (President, Sleep Inc.), Barrie Brown (Owner, Sleep. You Deserve More), and Joe Paviglianti (Principal and Co–‐Founder, Spare Our Landfills), and moderated by Daniel J. Connelly (Executive Director of the Product Management Alliance, an industry-led non‐profit group that opposes state EPR efforts.

To introduce the issues, the session began with a video…