Donating the mattress
This is also a very easy yet rewarding mattress. By following this method you will be doing a good deed as well as getting rid of your old mattress. As discussed disposing of a futon mattress is very important hence this stem is a good way to dispose of your old mattress. Now many charity companies appreciate anything you give them and they will certainly appreciate a futon mattress. Make sure that your futon is not ripped or stained. But in any case, if the futon is stained you can easily remove it by using a vacuum cleaner and baking powder.
How to perform step 2?
There are two ways to perform this step either you call women’s shelters, halfway houses and etc, or other charitable shelters such as Goodwill or Salvation Army. Most of the charitable organizations will be more than happy to pick the futon mattress. Either you do this or you put up an ad online on platforms like Craigslist or Freecycle. Post some pictures of the futon and write free for pickup. Even if the mattress is unusable or is ripped or stained people will take it. Hence this method is a good option to dispose of your mattress.
Advantages of method 2
Like the first method, it results in you properly disposing of your futon mattress. Not only this but this method makes sure that your futon is put to good use and it is helping someone. The second advantage is that the method makes sure that you are helping people by doing a simple task which is a huge advantage it also requires very little effort you just have to wait for someone to pick it up and that’s it. These are the two major advantages of this method.
Disadvantages of method 2
There are not many disadvantages of this method. The only problem with this method is that you will have to wait for a while before someone picks up your futon. This can be a little inconvenient because it will take up space and if you don’t have enough space in your house then it can be very inconvenient and annoying. But that is the only disadvantage of this method. Hence we highly recommend that you use this method because a little bit of inconvenience is better than harming the environment. If you use this method make sure that the person is either going to dispose it of properly or put good use to it.
Calling a recycling center
If both of the above-mentioned methods don’t work calling the municipal of waste management or a recycling center. This method requires a bit of effort but the waste management department will make sure that your futon is properly disposed of which is very important. Moreover, this method will also help the environment if you call the recycling center they will put your mattress to good use in return helping the environment and disposing of your mattress properly. Hence if you don’t want to use the first method this method is a good option.
How to use method 3
Using method 3 is a simple process all you have to do call your local waste management department. They will set up a time with you and they will pick up your futon mattress according to the time. For this method, we highly recommend that you call a recycling department they will make sure that your mattress is disposed of properly or they will donate it if the mattress cannot be used. On the other hand, if you can’t find a good recycling center then call the waste management department.
Advantages of method 3
Even though the method requires a bit of effort it makes sure that your mattress is disposed of properly. As mentioned above we highly recommend that you give your mattress to a recycling department they will make sure that your mattress is either disposed of or recycled. Another advantage of this method is that like method 2 you will help the environment by not only disposing of your futon but also recycling it. Thus this method is effective and easy and should be considered if you want to dispose of your mattress and help the environment.
Disadvantages of method 3
Method three is a very useful and effective method but it can be very difficult to find a good recycling center that ensures properly using or disposing of your futon mattress which can be a problem this is one of the disadvantages of this method and if you contact the waste management department they might come late which can be a little inconvenient because like the 2 method you will have to keep the futon in your house for a while. But considering all factors this is a good and effective method.