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Who Will Collect Old Mattresses & Beds?

Posted January 18th, 2021 in Article

Many households struggle with disposing bulky household items such a mattresses. And due to COVID-19 many local tips aren’t accepting waste for recycling or disposal so we explore the options of disposing with an unwanted mattress.

Who provides a Collection Service for Old Mattresses? 

  • Local Councils
    Many local councils provide a household pick-up service for ‘bulky’ items. This is the category an old mattress would fall into. There is a charge to this collection service and these items will be sent into landfill.
  • Local Recycling Centre’s
    Local Recycling Centres are a great option to dispose of an unwanted mattress. It’s free and you can rest assured your old mattress will be recycled      responsibly. Unfortunately, transportation might be an issue with this option – mattresses and bulky, heavy items and wont fit easily in many vehicles.
  • Private Collection Companies
    There are many private mattress collection companies, depending on where in the UK you live. It’s important to do your research when it comes to mattress collection and disposal companies, as some dont have the required licenses, so make sure you check them out, read their reviews and ask questions about how the mattresses are disposed or recycled.

The Mattress Recycling People are industry leading experts in mattress and bed recycling. We offer an easy and convenient mattress collection service and the materials are recycled in our own dedicated mattress recycling centres across the UK. 

For years, households have wondered how to ensure they get rid of old mattresses quickly, conveniently and sustainably, now then can.

Click here to watch our video on the mattress recycling process.