Want to sleep like a rock tonight? Learn how to take care of the environment by disposing of your mattress properly so it can be recycled. Mattress Firm suggests that consumers replace mattresses every 8 years, due to all the sweat, dust mites and dead skin cells that accumulate in a mattress (gross!). To learn more about their delivery & removal process, visit Mattress Firm. If you’re not looking to replace a mattress, just remove one, things are a bit more challenging. Many charities won’t accept donated mattresses, but we recommend giving your local Goodwill or Salvation Army a call first to find out their rules or restrictions as they can vary by location. There are also several companies who will pick up your mattress and recycle it for you for a fee. For estimates on a mattress removals, we recommend visiting Arwood Junk for flat rate pricing. You can also call College Hunks Hauling Junk and 1-800-Got Junk to see what their pricing and time frame is in your area. And if you’re really up for a challenge, No Nonsense Landlord walks readers through a step-by-step process of how to take apart a mattress and box springs and separate it all for recycling. When was the last time you replaced your mattress? Share with us on Facebook or Twitter how you plan on recycling it using #RecycleGuide.