Glossary: International Sleep Products Association (ISPA)

The industry’s trade organization representing mattress manufacturers and suppliers throughout the world. ISPA provides exclusive industry surveys and statistics, advocacy support, educational offerings, trade show, safety research through its Sleep Products Safety Council, consumer research and education through its Better Sleep Council, and publications – BedTimes and Sleep Savvy magazines. ISPA has been active on mattress end-of-life issues and has formed the Mattress Recycling Council, a non-profit corporation that is developing and implementing mattress recycling laws enacted by several states.  ISPA provides information on mattress recycling and disposal facilities on its website.