Indigenous North End business to create jobs recycling mattresses

From Metro News: There will be no sleeping on this job. Mother Earth Recycling announced Sunday a partnership with the province, Take Pride Winnipeg and furniture retailer IKEA to open Manitoba’s first mattress recycling depot. Manitobans who purchase a new mattress...

North End business to create jobs while recycling used mattresses

From the Winnipeg Free Press: Imagine a Winnipeg in which 40,000 mattresses a year don’t clog up the landfill or go up in flames in your back lane. Imagine a Winnipeg in which those mattresses get recycled while creating dozens of jobs for indigenous young people. You...

Mattress recycling option coming to Winnipeg

From CTV News Winnipeg: Every year, thousands of mattresses get dumped in Manitoba landfills. Now, a Winnipeg recycling business wants to change that, but it could be years before the public is able to access its services. According to numbers provided by Mother Earth...

New recycling service aims to keep old mattresses out of landfills

From Global News: WINNIPEG — There is a new and environmentally friendly way to get rid of your old mattress. An announcement on Saturday introduced a new service from Ikea. Customers who purchase a new mattress from the retailer and have it delivered to their home,...

IKEA partners with province to create jobs in Winnipeg’s North End

From CBC News Manitoba: A two-year pilot project in Winnipeg is expected to clean up the city and give jobs to those who need them. When people buy mattresses from the city’s IKEA store, they now have the option to have their old mattresses removed and recycled...

New Mattress Recycling Program to Divert from Winnipeg Landfills

From ChrisD.ca: The first mattress recycling program in Winnipeg will see thousands of mattresses diverted from landfills. IKEA has launched the program in partnership with the provincial government and Mother Earth Recycling. Customers who purchase a new mattress...