CVSan Recycles Day Collection Events
Mattresses are accepted at CVSan’s April Recycles Day events every odd year. Visit our Recycles Day page for more information.
Where Else Can I Take that Old Mattress?
According to the leading advocacy group Californians Against Waste (CAW), only a small percentage of mattresses are recycled each year, despite the fact that 80-90% of all mattress parts can be recycled. Mattresses do not compact well and take up space in landfills. By recycling components from mattresses such as the steel springs and polyurethane foam, which can help protect the environment.
Thanks to CAW and SB 254, consumers can now drop-off used mattresses at no cost to participating collection sites and recycling facilities. Retailers are also required to offer free pick-up of used mattresses when delivering new mattresses to customers. The Mattress Recycling Council was formed to operate mattress recycling programs in states where laws have been enacted. Bye Bye Mattress is the non-profit program they operate in California, Connecticut, and Rhode Island
To search for recycling facilities and collection sites for your old mattresses in California visit byebyemattress.com/california.
In addition to the Bye Bye Mattress program, CVSan also offers an annual on-call Bulky and Reuse Pick-Up. Mattresses are accepted within the 7 cubic yard limit.
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