California Mattress Recycler In Limbo After Contract Cancelled A quarter of a million old mattresses are piling up in facilities across California amid a dispute involving a state agency and the company that is supposed to recycle them.
Mattress Bounty Offered To Prevent Illegal Dumping In Alameda CountyA pilot program in Alameda County will place a bounty on unwanted mattresses to encourage that they get recycled rather than illegally dumped.
Peninsula Woman Pleads No Contest To Setting Ex-Boyfriend's Bed On Fire While He Was SleepingA 20-year-old woman pleaded no contest Monday to setting her ex-boyfriend's bed on fire while he was sleeping in 2012.
ConsumerWatch: Recycling Plan Proposed To Curb Mattress DumpingHer solution is a bill that would force mattress makers and sellers to help get them off the streets. The bill would require them to pick-up the old mattresses or contribute $25 for each mattress sold to a special fund.