Soft Landing

Soft Landing is a social business providing a conscious recycling solution for the Illawarra. Did you know? Australia sends 1.25 million mattresses to landfill each year. Mattresses are the most common items put out on the curb side for council collections and almost all go to landfill. The average mattress in a landfill takes up to 0.75 cubic meters of space and contains 12.5kg of steel, 2kg of wood and 1.5kg of foam. Over three years Soft Landing will divert 78,260 mattresses from going to landfill; this equates to 54,782 cubic meters or 2,739 semi trailer loads.
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Soft LandingWednesday, October 16th, 2019 at 9:19am
In August 2019 Soft Landing had a change of leadership as Evan Cocks our General Manager vacated his position to move back to WA. At this time we were lucky enough to welcome Chris Richards into the role of General Manager. Evan and Chris have worked together over the last few months to create a seamless transition and to share their vast knowledge, skills and experience.

Chris started his career as an electrician, worked his way into superannuation services in the financial services sector, and joins us from an Executive career in operational and customer relationship management in superannuation administration. He’s making the move to the for purpose sector, to turn his skills, experience and energy into employment, wellbeing and recycling outcomes.

We want to thank Evan for taking on the General Manager role during a big year for Soft Landing. Evan has given us expert operational knowledge, problem-solved, and built the Soft Landing team. He has been a constant advocate for Soft Landing, Community Resources and our people. We wish Evan all the best and look forward to the future for Soft Landing, Chris and Evan.
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Soft LandingFriday, June 28th, 2019 at 12:34pm
We are excited to announce we have recently been awarded funding as part of the Western Australian government's Community and Industry Engagement Program (CIE) through the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation. The funding will help us to improve our mattress recycling processing. We will be making upgrades to our steel and foam recovery processes at our WA site to improve our recovery outcomes even more.
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Soft LandingWednesday, June 5th, 2019 at 4:30pm
It's World Environment Day today and we think it's a great chance to remember "It's in our hands", what can you recycle?
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Soft LandingWednesday, March 27th, 2019 at 11:54am
Did you know when you recycle your mattress through Soft Landing your mattress springs are repurposed into products such as roof sheeting and fence panels.

But…. if you add a little creativity, why not reuse your springs for a chandelier - what do you think?
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Soft LandingMonday, March 18th, 2019 at 2:05pm
Looking for a new space for your business?
Our site at 16 Bellambi Lane, Bellambi is calling for Expressions of Interest to share our multi-purpose facility.

Share the site with our award-winning social enterprise and thriving community Op Shop.
The site would suit a number of businesses including (but not limited to):
• Recycling, repair or reuse
• Processing
• Manufacturing/fabrication
• Social enterprise
• NFP organisation
• Creative
• Employment, education & training
• Storage
Price to be negotiated based on use and m2 required.
Interested? Contact 0402 904 496 for further information.
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Soft LandingWednesday, March 6th, 2019 at 9:00am
Covestro are kicking some major CSR goals and Soft Landing is delighted to be involved.