Through the manual “Health and Safety Guide for Metal Furniture and Mattress Manufacturers” provided by the Public Health Service, one will be able to utilize the conducts to display the dangers workers are put through every day as well as what the manufacturing business expels into the atmosphere through the products being manufactured as well as the products being used to keep the factory running smoothly.
Another source is an extension bulletin titled “Better Buying: Springs and Mattresses” by Alice Sundquist describes the importance of bed comfort. But because everyone is searching for the greatest possible luxury, companies make hundreds of bed and mattress styles. Although, not everyone needs such specific beds, thus a lot of the products created are wasted and thrown away, hurting the environment further. Companies wish to squeeze as much money out of the consumers as they can.
- Based on the second book mentioned, what percent of consumers know this fact and how do they react to it?
- Where do mattresses go once they are thrown out?
While sleep is an important aspect to a healthy mind, the manufacturing of mattresses are starting to go overboard. There does not need to be such a grand variety of latex rectangles when a large majority of these single consumer target beds are adding more pollution to the atmosphere than necessary.