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.
These items cannot be disposed of in your wheelie bins.
Notes and conditions
- Domestic disposal for Moreton Bay residents is limited to four mattress and four mattress bases per year, free of charge.