Recycle your mattress

When you recycle your mattress (foam or futon) and box spring, you reduce the amount of waste going to our landfill.

To recycle your mattress and box spring, you can:

  • Bring it to the  transfer station or landfill for a fee
  • Hire a mattress recycling company or junk removal company

Don't dump your mattress in an alley or on the street. It's illegal and you could be fined for illegal dumping.

View the fee, limits, and locations to recycle a mattress, futon, and box spring

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Recycling mattresses with bedbugs

Mattresses with bedbugs can be recycled at the transfer station and landfill—depending on the level of contamination—for the mattress recycling fee.

Prepare a mattress with bedbugs for safe transport, handling, and recycling.

  1. Wrap it in a plastic mattress bag or plastic sheeting (for sale at shops selling mattresses or moving supplies).
  2. Seal it.
  3. Label it “contains bedbugs”.

Learn about controlling bedbugs in a Vancouver Coastal Health guide.

Recycling over 8 mattresses

To recycle more than the maximum amount of mattresses accepted at the transfer Station or landfill, first contact a private mattress recycling company.

Find a mattress recycling company using Yellow Pages

Vancouver Landfill and Recycling Depot

A waste disposal facility and recycling depot all in one. Find out more about our landfill in Delta.