Navy sending fewer ship mattresses to

Navy sending fewer ship mattresses to landfills
Associated Press

In this Oct. 15, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. Navy, sailors from USS Abraham Lincoln load used mattresses onto a truck to be recycled at Pier 11 Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. The mattresses from two Virginia-based aircraft carriers and an amphibious transport dock are having their parts recycled by a South Carolina company this year for other uses. In all, the Navy plans to recycle 13,000 mattresses from the USS Enterprise, USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Mesa Verde as part of a pilot program run by Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic's Integrated Solid Waste. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, John Land)

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