Can mattresses be recycled & where?
In many cases recycling your old mattress can be labour-intensive, that being said, over the last few years more facilities specialising in mattress recycling have sprung up in the UK. At these sites, your mattress will be broken down to into its recyclable components. The foam and synthetic can be used for energy, while springs are melted down and can be used to make new metal products. It is best to contact your local council to see the most appropriate places to recycle your old mattress.