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Does Goodwill offer mattress recycling services?

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As of 2015, some Goodwill locations offer mattress recycling programs. The company advises shoppers to check with their local Goodwill locations to determine the exact services that each location offers.

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For example, Goodwill of Silicon Valley in San Jose, California, offers mattress recycling. The organization accepts all types of mattresses for an $11 fee at any of its 19 retail stores as of October 2015. Goodwill notes that while mattresses are not traditionally recycled, its program recycles around 90 percent of mattress materials.

In 2014, the chain of 19 stores in Silicon Valley kept more than 26,000 mattresses from ending up in landfills. The state of California certified Goodwill of Silicon Valley as a mattress recycling facility in 2015.

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