California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Mattress Product Management

State Mattress Baseline Amount and Recycling Goals 

CalRecycle is required to establish, in consultation with the mattress recycling organization, the state mattress recycling baseline amount and state mattress recycling goals using methodology contained in the plan and information contained in the first annual report in accordance with the California Used Mattress Recovery and Recycling Act..

The state mattress recycling baseline and goals, effective January 1, 2018, are as follows:

State Mattress Recycling Baseline and Goals
  Baseline Estimated Total by Goal Year
  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Renovation          
     Renovation goal (# of units) 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000 150,000
Recycling          
     Increase year-over-year collection (# of units) 955,000 1,242,000 1,428,000 1,557,000 1,697,000
     Percent of materials recovered from recycled mattresses 64% 66% 69% 72% 75%

2018 State Mattress Baseline & Goals Process

CalRecycle released its proposed state mattress recycling baseline and goals on August 4, 2017 and requested stakeholder comments through September 1, 2017. On August 15, 2017, the department held a public workshop on the proposed state mattress recycling baseline and goals (see key documents below). Staff presented the proposed state mattress recycling baseline and goals at CalRecycle’s November 21, 2017 monthly public meeting. The Director approved the state mattress recycling baseline and goals on December 5, 2017 as described in the November Request for Approval.

Stakeholder Comments

Background

Last updated: December 11, 2017
Mattress Stewardship Program: http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Mattresses/
Contact: mattresses@calrecycle.ca.gov