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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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