California Just Recycled Its 5 Millionth Mattress

Since its inception in 2016, Bye Bye Mattress has recycled five million mattresses in California. That’s enough mattresses to stretch from California to Hawaii and back again if laid end-to-end! To celebrate this monumental achievement, here’s an infographic showcasing some of the amazing strides this program has made.

Have a mattress or box spring that you want to get rid of? If your mattress is in a usable condition, you can sell it or give it away to a neighbor. If it’s in unusable condition, you can take it to a nearby mattress recycling drop-off location. Map of California mattress recycling locations.

Can’t haul your mattress? Truckee residents receive two FREE bulky item pickups each year. Just call TTSD at (530) 583-7800 to schedule your pickup. Note: multi-family residents in complexes of 5 or more units receive one free pickup per year.

Mattress recycling is typically free from May – October at the Eastern Regional Landfill. During the rest of the year, there is a fee. Call ahead to confirm the price (530) 583-7800.