50,000 Mattresses are Thrown Out Daily in the United States
If you were to stack all of these mattresses on top of each other, they would be the equivalent of 40 Empire State Buildings!
More Than 80% of Conventional Mattresses can be Recycled
If you were to lay these discarded mattresses out end to end it would only take 4 months to wrap them around the entire planet.
Wool is a Natural, Renewable Fiber and is 100% Biodegradable
The only conditions required for a wool mattress to biodegrade are oxygen, warm temperatures, and humidity!
Our Commitment to Sustainability
More than 75 percent of a mattress can be recycled into other products, diverting valuable resources from local landfills. More than 50,000 mattresses are discarded in the U.S. every day. You can make a difference.
At Shepherd’s Dream, we are committed to sustainability and protecting the environment. We are living proof that a business can (and is responsible to) make green choices and still remain competitive with the bigger businesses.
Customers have the power to decide with their dollars and we are happy to offer a greener bedding choice, and when it comes time to get a new bed, we want to help you recycle your old mattress, if you’re interested in the benefits of recycling your mattress learn more at the Mattress Recycling Council!
- Less reliance on incinerators and landfills by diverting mattresses.
- Reduce the number of illegally dumped mattresses.
- Conservation of resources by repurposing materials for new products.
- Recycling creates jobs.