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Here’s what you need to know about the textile and mattress waste ban that goes into effect Nov. 1

Here's what you need to know about the textile and mattress waste ban that goes into effect Nov. 1

Local You can no longer throw out old mattresses and textiles. They must be donated or recycled. Another mattress is grabbed from a pile for recycling. Cloth waste that can’t be recycle is compressed and bundled for trash at left at UTEC in Lawrence. Globe staff photo: Joanne Rathe If you’re thinking of getting rid of your old mattress or throwing out some ripped or stained clothing, starting Tuesday, you can no longer put them in the trash. Beginning Nov. 1, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection […]

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Bought a new mattress? Then you need a mattress protector, pronto – here’s why

Bought a new mattress? Then you need a mattress protector, pronto – here’s why

You’ve just spent hundreds or even thousands of dollars on a new mattress, so how do you keep it safe from stains, spills and nasties? Enter the humble mattress protector, a fabric covering designed to safeguard your comfy bed from allergens, urine and more.  Investing in one of these fabric covers is necessary if you want to prolong the lifespan of your new or older mattress and keep your sleeping space hygienic.  They are especially vital if you have recently bought the best mattress for your budget […]

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