Mattress and Divan Bed Recycling

In an era where sustainable living and responsible consumption are becoming increasingly vital, it is crucial to consider the impact of our choices, even in seemingly mundane aspects of our lives, such as disposing of old mattresses and divan beds. Recycling these large furniture items offers numerous environmental and social benefits.

For just £25 (on selected mattresses), we'll handle the removal and recycling of your old mattress, and for £50, we'll take care of recycling your divan bed base. When you're selecting your new mattress or divan base, simply choose the recycling option, and we'll add it to your order.

How can we help with recycling your mattress or divan bed?

At Mattresses 365, we are committed to helping you with the recycling of your mattress. Here's how we can assist you:
  • Collection and Removal: We offer a convenient collection and removal service of your old mattress and/or removal of a divan bed base. When selecting your new mattress or divan base, choose the recycling option and this will then be added to your order. Our dedicated couriers will not only deliver your brand new mattress but will also take away your old one, saving you the hassle of transporting the mattress or divan bed yourself.
Responsible Recycling: Once collected, we ensure that your mattress and/or divan bed are properly recycled following environmentally responsible practices.
Sustainable Practices: We are dedicated to minimising the environmental impact of mattress disposal. By choosing our recycling service, you contribute to reducing landfill waste and the pollution associated with improper mattress disposal methods.
Compliance with Regulations: We adhere to all local regulations and guidelines regarding mattress recycling. By using our service, you can be assured that your mattress will be recycled in a manner that complies with environmental laws and regulations.
Educating Customers: We believe in spreading awareness about the importance of mattress and divan bed recycling. Our team is knowledgeable and can provide information on the environmental benefits of recycling, encouraging responsible disposal practices.
Convenient and Efficient Service: We strive to make the recycling process as easy and hassle-free as possible. Our scheduling options and efficient collection and recycling procedures ensure a seamless experience for our customers.
Positive Environmental Impact: By recycling your mattress, you contribute to conserving natural resources, reducing energy consumption, and minimising waste. It's a proactive step towards a more sustainable future and a greener planet.

What can a recycled mattress be used for?

Recycled mattresses can be repurposed and used in various ways, contributing to resource conservation and reducing waste. Here are some common uses for recycled mattress materials:
Manufacturing New Products: The components of a mattress, such as foam, fabric, springs, and wood, can be recycled and used in the production of new items. For example, foam and fabric can be used in the manufacturing of carpet padding, pet beds, or insulation material.
Construction Materials: The wood from recycled mattresses can be repurposed for construction purposes. It can be used in making particleboard, mulch, or biomass fuel.
Metal Recycling: The metal springs found in mattresses, usually made of steel, can be melted down and recycled into new metal products.
Fibre Recycling: Mattress fibres, like cotton or polyester, can be recycled and used to create new textile products, such as clothing, upholstery, or industrial rags.
Donation and Reuse: If a mattress is in good condition, it can be donated to charity or shelters that accept used bedding. These organisations can sanitise and reuse the mattress, providing it to individuals or families in need.
It's worth noting that the recycling process may vary depending on the recycling facility and available technologies. However, recycling mattresses allows for the recovery of valuable materials and reduces the strain on natural resources, promoting a more sustainable approach to waste management.

When should you replace your mattress

Knowing when to replace your mattress is essential for maintaining optimal comfort and sleep quality. While the lifespan of a mattress can vary depending on factors like quality, usage, and maintenance, here are some signs that indicate it may be time to consider replacing your mattress:
Age: Most mattresses have an average lifespan of 7 to 10 years. If your mattress is older than this, it may have started to lose its support and cushioning, affecting your comfort and sleep.
Sagging or Indentations: Over time, mattresses can develop sagging areas or visible indentations where you sleep. These signs indicate that the mattress is no longer providing adequate support and may affect your spinal alignment during sleep.
Lack of Comfort: If you find yourself tossing and turning throughout the night, waking up with stiffness or aches, or experiencing poor sleep quality despite trying different sleep positions, it may be a sign that your mattress is no longer providing the comfort you need.
Allergies or Increased Sensitivity: If you notice an increase in allergies or sensitivities, it could be due to an accumulation of allergens like dust mites or mold in your mattress over time. In such cases, replacing your mattress may improve your overall sleep environment and reduce allergic reactions.
Worsening Health Conditions: If you have developed new health conditions, such as back pain or joint issues, and your mattress doesn't offer sufficient support or pressure relief, it might be beneficial to upgrade to a mattress that better suits your needs.
Partner Disturbance: If you share your bed with a partner and their movements significantly disrupt your sleep due to excessive motion transfer, it might be time to consider a mattress that minimises motion transfer for undisturbed rest.