If in good condition, mattresses could be sold online, taken to a charity shop or given away on Freecycle (opens in new window)Freegle (opens in new window or Olio (opens in a new window). Some local authorities and charities might even collect reusable items from your home. Please note that any furniture containing upholstery needs to have a fire label on it, or it cannot be reused - see Reuse Network (opens in a new window) for more information.

Alternatively, you can recycle your mattress by taking it to one of north London's reuse and recycling centres (opens in new window), or by arranging a collection through your local council's bulky collection service (opens in new window). You can read more about our mattress recycling (opens in new window).