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How can I get rid of a full size matress?

I am getting a new matress today as a gift and I know that second hand stores can't sell them and its still good, how do I get rid of the "old" matress?

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Mamato3Nunns

Asked by Mamato3Nunns at 10:25 AM on Mar. 29, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • Freecycle
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 10:26 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • You have to call waste management in your area and find their dump. You'll probably have to pay about $40 to dump it as well.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 10:27 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • Lay it out on the lawn with a sign that says "free". Depending on where you live, it will be picked up rather quickly lol.
    CollegeMommy121

    Answer by CollegeMommy121 at 10:27 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • craigslist or a shelter or something.. I LOVE freecyele but there aren't always one close by.
    zoejains_momma

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 10:27 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • List it for free on craigslist or freecycle. I did this a few years ago, and my set was picked up within an hour!
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 10:29 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • Agree with vice..
    older

    Answer by older at 10:30 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • I saw a mattress on the side of the road several years ago with a sign that said "FREE AND COOTIE FREE" when I drove by again it was gone.
    hotelmom123

    Answer by hotelmom123 at 10:57 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • Ask the delivery guys how much they charge for removal or see if that was included in the delivery !
    Wish2Be

    Answer by Wish2Be at 11:14 AM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • We freecycle or put the item to the curb. The city picks up stuff like that once a week
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 7:40 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • Put a Free, you pick it up ad in your local Craigslist. You HAVE to give away used mattresses. It is against the law to sell them.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:55 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

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