Each year in Houston’s metropolitan area, hundreds of thousands of mattresses are dumped to create millions of cubic feet of landfill, enough to fill two (2) Reliant Stadiums, every year!! Assisted by Finger Furniture Company, New Tech Global, the Brown Foundation, and Harris County Probations Department, we have initiated the Mattress Recycling Program. Houston Furniture Bank was selected by St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County in Eugene, Oregon, as one of only three entities in the nation to be trained in this leading-edge recycling effort funded through a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
90% OF A MATTRESS CAN BE RECYCLED!
We prepare, sort, bale, and sell used mattress components and other recyclable items:
We recycle mattresses that have:
Almost 600,000 mattresses are discarded each year in Houston alone, creating over 15 million cubic feet of landfill in our community.
If a mattress is NOT in reusable condition,
we recycle it.
WHAT ELSE DO WE RECYCLE?
We welcome donations of other recyclable items including:
Please refer to our guidelines for more details about items we recycle!
Our Recycling Program also partners with the Texas Department of Corrections to provide recently-released ex-convicts with employment during the critical first year after incarceration.
Our goals are to:
Address: 3915 Tharp Street, Houston 77003
Phone: (713) 842-9771
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 8AM – 3PM
Located adjacent to Houston Furniture Bank and Bargain Bazaar, on northbound side of I-45 between Scott and Cullen.