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In The News
The Great Conundrum Of The Sustainability Influencer: This article is more focused on the apparel industry, but there’s a lot of crossover when it comes to sustainability ethics and greenwashing. | Grist
SFC Names Scarlette Tapp Executive Director: Tapp will be settling into the role previously held by Susan Inglis, the founding executive director of the SFC, who is assuming the role as the organization’s “resident expert and educator in chief.”| Sleep Retailer
MRC Recycle 10 Millionth Mattress: The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) recently announced its 10 millionth recycled mattress, achieved through its statewide programs in California, Connecticut and Rhode Island. As a result, 380+ million pounds of steel, foam, fiber and wood have been diverted from landfills and recycled.| Sleep Retailer
How Are Retailers Responding To The Ukraine Crisis: A number of brands and retailers have pulled operations out of Russia following its invasion of Ukraine. | Modern Retail
WithIt To Hold 25th Anniversary Celebration In High Point This Spring: WithIt recently announced its upcoming 25th Anniversary Event – “A Silver Soiree”, to be held April 2 from 6-9pm, at the newly opened event space, Congdon Yards during Spring High Point Market.| Sleep Retailer
Naturepedic Weighs In On GOTS Standards:Certified-organic mattress and bedding manufacturer Naturepedic is standing up for organic and non-toxic certified consumer products and for GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard). | Sleep Retailer
Health, Wellness & The Science Of Sleep
Melatonin Use Rises, Sparking Concern About Potential Health Risks: More Americans than ever report taking melatonin supplements, a habit that has “significantly increased” over 20 years and may raise safety concerns, a new analysis has found. Learn more. | Today
Why Is It So Hard To Find A Therapist Right Now?: WaPo looks into one of the pandemic impacts – mental healthcare shortages. While this topic isn’t solely focused on sleep, mental health and sleep are intertwined in their impact on our day to day wellbeing (plus the article is fascinating). | Washington Post