How mattresses are recycled

If you are replacing your mattress, you can take your old mattress to a recycling centre.

Mattresses are delivered to The Furniture Recycling Group in Bolton, where they are dismantled, ready to be recycled into something new.

Pile of mattresses at the recycling facility

Mattress recycling facts

The recycling process

1. Mattresses are collected from our recycling centres in Greater Manchester.

2. The mattresses are then delivered to the recycling facility.

3. Mattresses are dismantled by hand into 19 component parts.

This includes:

4. The separated materials are then cleaned ready for processing

5. The materials are made into new products such as:

Recycle for Greater Manchester