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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.

Mattress, Box Spring & Futon Mattress Recycling Location Finder
  • Including curbside Bulky Pick-up programs. Wet, moldy, &/or bed bugs? Will be landfilled.

Donate or offer up your mattress for reuse to your community before recycling. Did you know that recycling one mattress can save 500 gallons of water?  New mattress being delivered? California law requires retailers to offer to take back your old one at no cost.

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

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Commercial Waste & Recycling - C&D, Inerts & landscape yard 725 Independent Road Oakland Recycle Paid Drop-off includes hide-a-bed furniture
Habitat for Humanity ReStore East Bay 9235 San Leandro St. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off Free drop-off for residents and businesses AND includes incentive payments per unit during donation drop-off hours.
Independent Recycling Services 9039 San Leandro Street Oakland Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Paid Pick-up Bulky Pickup. This item can be collected curbside for a fee or for no charge during your Clean Up Day.
Goodwill (Palo Alto) 4085 El Camino Way Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off Currently not accepting any furniture due to COVID. Call store first. Please pay recycling fee in the store prior to dropping off mattresses.
EcoHaul 636 F Street Petaluma Recycle Paid Pick-up
Recycling Center & Transfer Station - Contra Costa Waste Service 1300 Loveridge Rd. Pittsburg Recycle Paid Drop-off
Mt. Diablo Recycling 1300 Loveridge Road Pittsburg Recycle Paid Drop-off
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off Free mattress drop-off for City Residents only with a limit of 5 units per vehicle per day. Paid disposal for non-city residents and businesses.
West County HHW Collection Facility 101 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off Republic Services has teamed up with the Mattress Recycling Council’s Bye Bye Mattress Program to allow eligible residents to drop-off old unwanted mattresses, box springs or futons at no additional charge. Limit is 3 items per month. Access their schedule, list of eligible communities, guidelines, and items that are not accepted by going to: https://recyclemore.com/guide/mattresses-box-springs/
Golden Bear Transfer Station 1 Parr Blvd. Richmond Recycle Paid 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/?
Shoreway Environmental Center (SEC) 333 Shoreway Road San Carlos Recycle Free Drop-off
Recology San Francisco Transfer Station Public Recycling and Disposal Drop Off 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Paid Drop-off
Salvation Army (3921 Geary Blvd) 3921 Geary Blvd San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition, no stains, No BED BUGS!
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Resellable condition, no stains, No BED BUGS!
The Salvation Army Home Pick-Up Service 832 Folsom St San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up Resellable condition, no stains, No BED BUGS!
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
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.
San Martin Transfer Station 14070 Llagas Avenue San Martin 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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