‘WVU Today | WVU Researchers Won’t Hit Snooze On Mattress Recycling Needs – WVU Today’

WVU Today Jul 06, 2022

After years of use mattresses and the materials that form them are eventually discarded into landfills creating methane gases while their chemicals and dyes seep into soil and groundwater. West Virginia University researchers are working on ways to recycle used mattress textiles to help create biodegradable products as replacements for single-use plastics.

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