California Just Recycled Its 5 Millionth Mattress Email Since its inception in 2016, Bye Bye Mattress has recycled five million mattresses in California. That’s enough mattresses to stretch from California to Hawaii and back again if laid end-to-end! To celebrate this monumental achievement, here’s an infographic showcasing some of the amazing strides this program has made. Have a mattress or box spring that you want to get rid of? If your mattress is in a usable condition, you can sell it or give it away to a neighbor. If it’s in unusable condition, you can drop it off for free at the Devlin Road Recycling & Transfer Facility, or schedule a bulky item pickup. Also, here’s a map of all California mattress recycling locations.