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I intend to replace my old mattress with another one. We recently changed our apartment, so we decided to replace our old goods with some new ones. So I purchased a new mattress. I'm not taking the old kinds of stuff with me. The primary thing is to dispose of my old bed. I just googled for the disposal methods. Your recommendations will be beneficial.

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When we ordered a new mattress online they took the old one for free. We otherwise bring them to our local transfer station for a fee ($5-$20 depending on size). Do you know someone whose dogs (farm or otherwise) might like it?
 

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When we ordered a new mattress online they took the old one for free. We otherwise bring them to our local transfer station for a fee ($5-$20 depending on size). Do you know someone whose dogs (farm or otherwise) might like it?
Oh, I see. But in my case, the old one was not taken back. So I need to dispose it as soon as possible. I'm looking for some one who does this disposal works
 

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Looks like your in town so you can't burn it. It was real eye opening when we burned our old mattress on how flammable it was. Not sure where you are but we would just take it to the local dump.
 

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Looks like your in town so you can't burn it. It was real eye opening when we burned our old mattress on how flammable it was. Not sure where you are but we would just take it to the local dump.
Yeah, I'm in town. It's really not safe to burn it and also it is a little bit bulky so I think it's not possible to dumb somewhere. Are there some agents who collect the mattress for disposing?
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When we ordered a new mattress online they took the old one for free. We otherwise bring them to our local transfer station for a fee ($5-$20 depending on size). Do you know someone whose dogs (farm or otherwise) might like it?
That was my first thought. I’ve had the old one taken away for free in the past, if it was being delivered. But I guess the OP had the new one delivered already, so it’s a moot point I guess.
Ziptie has my 2nd idea, cut it up and get rid of it in manageable sized pieces. Years ago a renter moved out an left a HUGE sofa behind. I had to deal with it myself and it was the upper flat too boot. I got my Stihl chainsaw and cut it up and launched it off the balcony. :) I had yet to clean the place up anyway.
 

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I would contact your local trash/disposal service and ask them how to disposet of it. Or if it is still in good shape you could offer it to a community group that helps people with things they may need.
 

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Google Trash pick up or junk hauling along with your town and state. There's always people with a pick up and trailer willing to clean out a garage or haul stuff/junk away. Call someone, ask the cost and let them dispose of it.
 
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on the other hand perhaps you're in a condo like i was where you throw everything down the chute. that lets out a mattress. go on kijiji and find the junk man. hundreds of them. i cleaned out my shed this summer and found one on there to take everything. paid a little over 100 but i had quite a bit. ~Georgia
 

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i don't know. they are specialist. they might have something to do with environment canada. they might charge you an arm and a leg. but what do i know.

best thing would be a handyman with a pick up who does everything. that would be the least expensive. i do know VV or SA or the like wont take it anymore no matter how good of a condition it's in because of the bedbug situation. ~Georgia
 

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Our county landfill accepts them for a fee. You could rent a small trailer and haul it to the landfill. There may be services that would haul it for you. Just make sure they don't dump it somewhere it doesn't belong. You could also skip the fee and cut the material off the steel springs. Then take the material to the landfill and the steel to the recycling yard.
 

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The landfill told a guy he couldn't unload the 7 mattresses he had on his trailer. He went home and tossed them in a pile and lit them up. 30 minutes later he wet down the springs with a garden hose and threw them back on the trailer. The landfill was happy to take them.
 

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Have you contacted your local trash service? It would be a shame to pay for a service they offer free.

Our trash company picks up mattresses as long as they are enclosed in a plastic cover. Cost $20 for the cover. Trash company didn't charge extra for the pick up.
 
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