Mattress Recycling: now in SE Minneapolis offered by PPL Industries

posted Aug 29, 2010, 12:09 PM by Stephanie Hankerson

Mattresses that would have ended up in landfills are now accepted for recycling via drop off at the below location or through or collection and pick-up service. The mattresses are then taken apart and the materials separated for recycling at the PPL Industries facility. Hennepin County is the first to offer mattress recycling in the Twin Cities. There are only two other mattress recycling programs in the United States.

PPL Industries does accept mattresses at the 15th ave. site as well as in Brooklyn Park. They can be dropped off Monday - Friday, 8-4 for a $15 charge they take checks. All size mattresses and box springs, including mattresses from futons, cribs and toddler beds. Limits and requirements: Mattresses will be recycled unless wet, soiled or dirty.

PPL Industries
1179 15th Avenue Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55414-2439
(612) 332-0664

This is particularly relevant information for folks who are moving in or out of SE Como right now. If that is you, make sure you check out the MIMO Free Store in order to find other household goods you need.