Rebates and assistance


Mattress recycling and collection scheme


The Soft Landing mattress recycling and collection scheme assists residents and businesses in the ACT, NSW, Victoria and Western Australia recycle mattresses.

For a fee you can drop of your mattress at a recycling facility or pay an additional fee to have your mattress picked up.

Participants can:

  • recycle steel, foam, husk, timber and fabric
  • reduce waste going to landfill
  • create employment opportunities for people who experience barriers entering the open labour market.


Not all state regions are covered by the scheme. Check to see if your area is covered at the Soft Landing website. 

Other conditions may apply.

Next steps

Apply at the Soft Landing website or call 1800 763 852.