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Recyclers find money in old mattresses

7:45 AM, Mar. 11, 2013
Kyle Kopplin takes the coil springs from an old mattress to recycle, at Midwest Mattress Recovery in Watertown. Bob Mudler who is involved in recycling materials started the only mattress recycling business in Wisconsin when he realized the opportunity.
Kyle Kopplin takes the coil springs from an old mattress to recycle, at Midwest Mattress Recovery in Watertown. Bob Mudler who is involved in recycling materials started the only mattress recycling business in Wisconsin when he realized the opportunity.
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Bob Mudler is about to start doing business with bedbugs, dust mites, drool, sweat and dead skin cells, among others.

For the environment's sake, somebody has to, he says.

His company, Midwest Mattress Recovery in Watertown, just opened to the public. Midwest Mattress Recovery is one of only about 30 such businesses in the nation that deconstructs used mattresses then salvages the steel, wood, polyurethane foam and cotton inside them and sells the materials to global commodities markets. ...

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