Mattresses are one of the most commonly disposed items to landfill.

Mattresses are not accepted in wheelie bins.

Disposal / recycling options

Business or community recycling programs

Check with the retailer and the delivery driver if they are participating in a mattress recycling program and can take your old mattress to recycle the materials, i.e. timber, metal springs, foam. They may charge a fee for this process.

See Recycling Near You for other options.

Wheelie bins

These items cannot be disposed of in your wheelie bins.

Waste facilities

Notes and conditions

  • Domestic disposal for Moreton Bay residents is limited to four mattress and four mattress bases per year, free of charge.