If your mattress is in usable condition, try giving it away on local Facebook sites, such as Buy Nothing Bainbridge or Free on the Rock, or try Craigslist or Freecycle.

BuyNothing: Post them on the BuyNothing app. Neighbors reuse mattresses and save a bundle!


Washington State has not yet passed a producer responsibility law that provides ease of accessibility to mattress recycling for the consumer, such as it has done for big electronics and light bulbs.

Kitsap Solid Waste has started holding mattress recycling collection in conjunction with Styrofoam collection. Go here for the next joint collection.

For Seattle locations, go to Earth 911.


When it’s time for a new mattress, go eco-friendly with this buying guide .
See how your mattress gets recycled here.

Last updated 5/18/2023