The Franklin County Solid Waste Management District is working with five towns to accept clean and dry mattresses and box springs for recycling. This program is open to residents in all District towns. The program is only for clean and dry fabric covered mattresses and box springs, including foam and crib mattresses.
Beginning on October 24, 2022 residents must take clean and dry mattresses and box springs to a recycling program in Bernardston, Colrain, Deerfield, Montague, or Wendell. The MassDEP now prohibits all clean and dry mattresses and box springs from going into the trash for landfill disposal and these will be rejected if brought to a transfer station for disposal.
All regional mattress recycling sites charge $35 per mattress or box spring regardless of size. Check the specific information for each site before bringing a mattress for recycling.
Regional site specifics:
Bernardston Transfer Station, Nelson Rd, Thursday and Saturday 7 am – 5 pm. Checks only.
Colrain Transfer Station, Charlemont Rd, Saturday 8 am – 4 pm. Cash or checks.
Deerfield Transfer Station, Lee Rd., Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday 8:30-4. Checks/ money order.
Montague Transfer Station, Sandy Lane Turners Falls, Wednesday 7-1 Saturday 7-2:30. Checks only.
Wendell Transfer Station, New Salem Rd., Tuesday 12-5:50 & Saturday 7:30-3:30. Cash or checks.