14 Oct 2016
Official opening of TIC Group’s automated mattress recycling plant in Tottenham, in Melbourne’s western suburbs.
+ mattresses end up in landfill every year in Australia. If stacked on top of each other, would be enough to reach the International Space Station.
grant provided by the Victorian Government to help build the facility through the “Investing in Manufacturing Technology Program”.
of a mattress can be recycled in this facility. The textile covering and foam of mattresses can be reused in manufacturing carpet underlay. Metal from the springs is also recycled.
Number of mattresses that can be recycled at the plant.
Number of mattresses diverted from landfill each year in Victoria.
Number of people employed at the plant.