Your go-to guide for waste & recycling in the Twin Cities.
An estimated 400,000 mattresses are purchased each year in the Twin Cities metro area by residents, the hospitality industry, and institutions. Most of those mattresses eventually end up in a landfill. You can recycle mattresses instead--more than 80 percent of the materials in mattresses are recyclable.
Mattresses and box springs are problematic in the waste stream because they are hard to move, clog up equipment and are nearly impossible to compact in a landfill. Look for reuse and recycling options instead of disposing of mattresses and box springs in the trash.
Prolong the life of your mattress following the manufacturer's instructions, generally by turning it four times a year.
For more information on recycling and disposing mattresses, contact your county (see links at right).
Tues., Thurs., Fri. 10 AM - 6 PM Wed. 10 AM - 8 PM Sat. 8 AM - 5 PM (no organics on Saturdays)Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays.
Open to residents of Hennepin, Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Ramsey and Washington Counties.
Bring proof of residency, such as a driver's license or utility bill and payment if applicable.