If you want to dispose of your old mattress or if you need to get rid of large appliances like dishwashers, laundry machines or large furniture pieces you cannot simply put them out on the street and expect someone to pick them up. In fact, doing so could get you in trouble.
Dumping mattresses or furniture pieces is illegal in the United Kingdom. However, you can apply for a special collection of large waste items here on this website:
Simply enter your ZIP Code to get all the required information. Most councils in the United Kingdom will collect your waste items such as sofas, mattresses or washing machines for a fee.