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EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2014 THE MATTRESS AND BOX SPRING RECYCLING PROGRAM HAS BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THERE ARE NO FEES FOR THE COLLECTION OF THESE ITEMS.


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Program Details

COLLECTION

Mattresses and box springs will continue to be collected as part of the Streets Division's regular large item program. Large items are collected every other week, on the same day as your regular trash. Your large item collection occurs on the week we do NOT collect your recycling. For details on large item service

A $1O fee will be charged for the following items

  • Mattresses
  • Box Springs

How is the Fee Paid?

Residents must purchase a sticker to attach to the units left at the curb or brought to a drop off site. For details on where and how to purchase stickers see the box at the right. If you plan to purchase a sticker on line, you will have to order a ten dollar electronics sticker as the mattress stickers are not yet available on line.

There will be no fee for the following items
  • Futon Mattresses
  • Air Mattresses
  • Air Beds
  • Pillows

Alternatives to purchasing an Appliance Fee Sticker

Some area bedding retailers will haul away old mattresses and box springs from customers. Several will haul them for a fee. When purchasing a new mattress or box spring ask the retailer about their policy on removing old items.

What happens to the mattresses and box springs?

Appliance fee stickers are available at the following outlets

  • Order online
  • By Mail: Street Division, 1501 W. Badger Rd., Madison, WI 53713
  • In person: During regular business hours Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm
    City Treasurer: 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    Street Division: 1501 W. Badger Rd., or 4602 Sycamore Ave.
  • All Madison Public Library branches during their regular business hours