If you have transport large enough and you can lift and move the item yourself, taking it to a local recycling centre is a responsible option. Find your nearest one using Recycle Now’s search tool.
Alternatively, some local councils will offer a collection service for bulky furniture. Try visiting their website or giving them a call to find out more.
If you haven’t bought your new mattress yet, remember to check with the shop you’re buying it from whether they’re able to take the old one away when they deliver the new one. Be aware that most retailers are likely to charge you for this service.
An environmentally friendly waste company that is accredited by the Environment Agency, such as Skip It, can help you dispose of mattresses in a responsible way. At Skip It, we go the extra mile to recycle everything we can in order to substantially reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill unnecessarily
With our wait & load service, you’ll only pay for what we take. We have one of the fastest turnaround times in the industry and can be at your door within an hour, or offer you a convenient 2-hour collection window.