Don,t send your cot mattress to landfill
As We Now Consider The Environment, Recycling, Landfill is it Still "New baby New Mattress"
Posted by Roger Abrahams on
NEW BABY NEW MATTRESS” was a recommendation that came about in the late 80’s. There was all sorts of scares about bacteria, fungus growing on cot mattresses, Body fluids reacting with flame retardant chemicals used in foam manufacture and giving off toxic gasses. This is how it all started:- There was a television program that highlighted people falling asleep smoking and setting fire to the settee and the house going up in flames!As a result of this every bit of foam used in the house had to be made with a flame retardant. Then came the Mr Richardson hypothesis that...