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Mattresses & Box Springs

Mattresses and box springs are made from cotton, wool, foam, or synthetic fill and often have metal springs for support. Boxsprings are usually hollow and made with a wooden frame wrapped in light padding and textiles.

ByeByeMattress Recycling Location Finder
  • ​Box springs, mattresses, and futon mattresses
  • Drop-off collection sites at no cost to residents
  • Some collection sites pay an incentive fee per item

Donate or offer up your mattress for reuse to your community before recycling. Once it's outlived it's life, recycle it.

Wet, moldy, and bed bug mattresses are not accepted by ByeByeMattress and may need to be landfilled.

Clean and dry pillows, mattress toppers, bed frames and bedlinens to be donated separately.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Altamont Landfill (WM, Inc.) 10840 Altamont Pass Rd. Livermore Recycle Paid Drop-off Mattress recycling drop-off area
Bay Area Recycle P.O Box 4322 Walnut Creek Recycle Paid Pick-up Curbside pick up, no removal. Additional removal fees and travel fee.
Bay Area Scavenger & Recycling 11740 Berryessa Rd San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off Free drop off for residents and businesses from City of San Jose residents only. Limit: up to 10 units
Bee Green Recycling & Supply (Asphalt Shingle Recyclers) 5900 Coliseum Way
(Inert Debris & Green Waste Recycling)
Oakland Recycle Paid Drop-off No contaminated items, bed bugs, or blood
Berkeley Transfer Station 1201 2nd St. Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off California residents may drop off up to two mattresses (including futon mattresses) or box springs at no charge. (ByeByeMattress states up to 6 units per day limit.) Commercial customers pay the standard rate for all mattresses and box springs.
ByeByeMattress Location Finder 501 Wythe Street Alexandria Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off Search the website for Event Locations, Collections Sites, and Recycling Facilities near you in California. A $3 incentive per unit is available at select locations. It is limited to 5 units per vehicle per day. The incentive is only available for residents dropping off their household units. California residents can drop off their old mattresses, box springs, and futon mattresses (not the frames) at no-cost at a participating collection site or event. Unit limits vary by location and a residency restrictions may apply. We recommend contacting the location prior to drop-off.
CalRecycle's Where to Recycle Location Finder 1001 I St
PO Box 4025
Sacramento Recycle Free Drop-off http://byebyemattress.com/recycling-locator/?
Commercial Waste & Recycling - C&D, Inerts & landscape yard 725 Independent Road Oakland Recycle Paid Drop-off includes hide-a-bed furniture
Contra Costa Transfer & Recovery Station (CCTRS) 951 Waterbird Way Martinez Recycle Paid Drop-off
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off Mattress recycling drop-off area. free drop-off for businesses, free drop-off for residents. ByeByeMattress collection partner (free drop-off) of up to 5 mattresses per day.
DR3 Mattress Recycling (Livermore) 7041 Las Positas Rd
Suite E & F
Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off No public drop-off. Commercial volume only by appointment. Using your equipment or place a trailer on your site to collect mattresses and box springs. When the trailer is full our staff will pick it up.
DR3 Mattress Recycling (Stockton) 3837 Producers Dr
Suite 500
Stockton Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up, Buyback Drop-off Also accept futon mattresses. Call first for large load drop off.
DR3 Mattress Recycling (Woodland) 1233 Commerce Ave Woodland Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up We can accept delivery of beds using your equipment or place a trailer on your site to collect mattresses and boxsprings.
EcoHaul 636 F Street Petaluma Recycle Paid Pick-up
Ecumenical Hunger Program 2411 Pulgas Ave East Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Currently accepting donations of only food, toiletry, household cleaning and gift card and new/packaged items due to the COVID-19 crisis. 
Facebook Buy Nothing Groups Oakland Reuse Free Pick-up
FreeCycle Oakland Reuse Free Pick-up
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off Separate for mattress drop-off area. Fee for non-residents and businesses. Free drop off from Residents of Fremont. Limit: up to 4 units per vehicle per day.
GMR NorCal 7150 Patterson Pass Rd
Suite G
Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off Free drop-off for businesses.
Golden Bear Transfer Station 1 Parr Blvd. Richmond Recycle Paid Drop-off

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Special Action Note
Alameda
Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for for a bulky pick-up.
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Albany
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Berkeley
Baby-size mattresses or toppers only. Separate Mattress Recycling pick-up program for mattresses, box springs, & futon mattresses, details on the Bulky Pick-up link above.
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Separate Mattress Recycling pick-up program for mattresses, box springs, & futon mattresses, details on the Bulky Pick-up link above.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Separate and label good/working condition items for donation as part of your Bulky & Reuse Pick-up set out.
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Dublin
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Emeryville
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Fremont
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Residents can drop off up to four mattresses and/or box springs for free at the Fremont Recycling and Transfer Station, 41149 Boyce Road.
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Hayward
Bulky pick up and Disposal Days drop-off option.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
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Livermore
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Newark
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Oakland
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Piedmont
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Pleasanton
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San Leandro
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
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Union City
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