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    Riverside County Landfills

    Mattresses and Box Springs are accepted at the following locations, restrictions apply.  Mattress/Box Springs at no charge if hauled separately from the other waste in the following quantities per site:


    Blythe, Oasis and Desert Center landfills

    • Maximum Two (2) Free/Day; Maximum Two (2) Disposed/Day

    • No Commercial/Business Mattress/Box Spring Loads Accepted.

    Badlands and Lamb Canyon landfills

    • Maximum Five (5) Free/Day; Maximum Five (5) Disposed/Day

    El Sobrante landill

    • Maximum Two (2) Free/Day; Maximum Five (5) Disposed/Day


    Any quantity of mattresses that are comingled with trash at the Blythe and El Sobrante landfills will be charged at the hard-to-handle rate.

    Any quantity of mattresses/box springs are commingled with green waste at the Blythe and El Sobrante landfills will be charged the hard-to-handle rate plus the green waste surcharge.

    *El Sobrante accepts up to five (5) mattresses/box springs per day. Quantities over two are charged hard-to-handle if hauled separately. Quantities over two are charged hard-to-handle plus the green waste surcharge if commingled with green waste.

    Mattresses (Blythe, Oasis, Desert Center) - No more than (two) 2 mattresses/box springs per residential customer per day.  Two (2) mattresses/box springs are only accepted for free when hauled separately from trash loads. Mattresses/box springs are not accepted from business/commercial customers.

    Locations & hours

    Fee schedule:  Free

    For additional resources for mattress recycling, please visit:
    Bye Bye Mattress
    This website has a search feature to find a recycling center near you.
    MBC Mattress Co. Inc.
    19270 Envoy Avenue, Corona, CA 91719
    Accepts all size mattresses for recycling. Call for details.
    Lamb Canyon Landfill
    16411 Lamb Canyon Road, Beaumont, CA 92223
    Accepts mattresses for recycling from residential customers ONLY.  Free.  Call for details.
    Palo Verde Valley Disposal
    14701 S. Broadway,Blythe, CA 92225
    Accepts from residents and businesses.  Call for details.  Limit of 10 units.

    Trash Service Haulers

    Many trash service haulers will accept mattresses as part of their bulky item pickup program. Call your trash service hauler for more details.

    Other bedding recycling and reuses: If you have sheets or towels that you do not want or are ripped, please contact the local animal shelter to see if they can use those items.

    For additional information on how to properly discard or recycle your old mattresses, please visit the

    Waste Guide

    This information above is offered as a public service in an effort to eliminate illegal and improper waste disposal. As the information may not be comprehensive, the Department encourages the public to research additional companies that are available for the services sought. The companies are not affiliated, endorsed or regulated by the Department. Accordingly, as with any professional service, please confirm the accuracy of the company’s information and request copies or verification of the company's license and/or permits to provide the service, prior to utilizing its services. Under no circumstances, directly or indirectly, shall the Department be held responsible or liable for reliance on this information.  If you would like to include your company on the list, please contact or call (951) 486-3200.