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GENERAL ENQUIRIES
PHONE: 1800 763 852

What we recycle

What we can't recycle

Contact your local council they may have some recycling options for these items.

Our environmental impact

We have a 75% recycle target for each mattress we recycle. We keep our by-products in Australia, creating local jobs and supporting local industry

Creating jobs and training for local people

For every 35 mattresses that we collect and recycle each day, we create a job for someone who needs one.

What can an old mattress become?

Your old mattress and base can be made into metal roofing, carpet underlay and mulch instead of taking up landfill space.

Mattress Drop off

Please visit softlanding.com.au/drop-off for our drop off site locations and hours of operation.

Drop of prices range from $36 – $42 per item.
Please visit softlanding.com.au/drop-off for a full list of our drop off prices.

We accept Mastercard, Visa. Payment can be made at the drop off location.

No you do not need to book in a mattress drop off.
Please visit softlanding.com.au/drop-off for a full list of our drop off sites, opening hours and prices.

Our drop off locations accept mattresses and bases.

MATTRESS TYPES
We accept foam, latex and innerspring mattresses – not futons.

BASE TYPES
We accept ensemble bases – not timber bases.

King single ensemble bases are priced as separate units.

Mattress Collections

ACT (view suburbs)
Sydney
Hunter (view suburbs)
Illawarra – Austinmer to Kiama (view suburbs)
Queanbeyan (view suburbs)
WA – Perth and surrounding suburbs  (view suburbs)
VIC – Melbourne and surrounding suburbs (view suburbs)
Willoughby Council Area (view suburbs)
Armadale Council Area (view suburbs)

Please visit softlanding.com.au/book to book a collection.

Unfortunately, we had to create boundaries of our serviceable area. You may want to contact the council they may have some options for you.

 

We ask that all bookings are completed online to ensure we have the correct details and to ensure your card safety. Please visit softlanding.com.au/book to book a collection

No, all collections are pre paid and completed on line.

When booking online it will give you the first collection date available in your area.

Collections occur between 6am and 4:30pm if a delay occurs you will be notified.

We collect foam, latex and innerspring mattresses – not futons.


1 x mattress = 
1 piece

1 x base = 1 piece   

1 x ensemble, mattress & base = 2 pieces  

 

king ensemble, 1 x king mattress & 2 x king single bases = 3 pieces 

  

Soft Landing only recycle mattresses and ensemble bases, for all other household waste you may want to contact your local council they may have some recycling options for you.

We do accept cot mattresses and we charge per unit, regardless of the size of the mattress. Our pricing is based on Soft Landing being a not-for-profit, with most of our revenue going to wages of people with barriers to work.
Please visit softlanding.com.au/prices for our collection prices

BASE TYPES


bases we do accept

    
bases we do not accept

If raining, please still put your mattress out for collection. We will collect your mattress if wet.

Please ensure your mattress and/or ensemble base(s) are outside by 6am on the day of collection. We collect from your street kerbside, vergeside, loading dock or carpark (for units) or nature strip. This is a kerb/vergeside collection, our drivers do not enter customer’s premises. As written in our term and conditions.

Unfortunately we can only collect from outside your home. Our drivers do not enter customer’s premises.

Yes, loading docks, carpark, bin area and kerbside. You will receive an email confirmation of your booking. Please send through email and location details when making the booking. We will then asses the location and get back to you if it is suitable.

Yes we can collect plastic and cardboard packaging from new mattresses when we collect your old mattress.

The cost is $6.60 per mattress box flat packed and 1 lot of plastic packaging and can be added at the time of booking.

Please note: Conditions for the collection of mattress packaging:

  • 1 box and plastic per mattress collected 
  • All boxes to be flat packed 
  • Any additional packaging items will not be collected

No unfortunately we only collect on certain days. Date options are available during the booking process.

Please visit softlanding.com.au/book to book a collection.

AREAS AND DAYS OF COLLECTION

ACT (Tuesday & Thursdays)
Sydney (Mondays – Fridays)
Hunter (Mondays – Fridays)
Illawarra (Thursdays)
Queanbeyan (Wednesdays)
WA (Mondays – Fridays)
VICTORIA (Mondays)
Willoughby Council Area (Monday & Friday)
Armadale Council Area (Wednesdays)

We charge a flat rate per unit and don’t offer discounts at this stage. Our pricing is based on Soft Landing being a not-for-profit, with most of our revenue going to wages of people with barriers to work.

We charge a flat rate per unit and don’t offer discounts at this stage. Our pricing is based on Soft Landing being a not-for-profit, with most of our revenue going to wages of people with barriers to work.

Online Bookings

Extra details for a collection can be added by forwarding your confirmation email to [email protected] with any extra details you feel our drivers may need to help with your collection however it is a kerbside collection and our team do not enter private property.

Yes, please visit bookings.softlanding.com.au/edit-booking and enter in your booking reference and surname to find your booking (cancellation conditions apply). If you need to cancel last minute, please email [email protected]

Daily collection times are between 6:00am-4:30pm

Occasionally delays occur and we are unable to collect your mattress as scheduled.
You will be notified and the collection will occur between 6:00am-4:30pm the following day.
Please leave your mattress on the kerbside.

Please forward your confirmation email to [email protected]with your explanation and we can cancel the collection and issue the appropriate refund.

Please check your junk/spam folders. If you cannot locate it please email [email protected]

Yes, please visit bookings.softlanding.com.au/edit-booking and enter in your booking reference and surname to find your booking.

Cancelation conditions apply:

  • Cancellations/reschedules can be made online – 2 days prior to collection date.
  • Cancellations/reschedules within 48hrs, please contact 1800 763 852 
  • If you cancel your booking before 2pm the day before your scheduled collection, we will issue you a full refund.
  • If you cancel after 2pm the day before your scheduled collection, you will be charged a $20.00 booking fee, and refunded the balance.

General

We are a non-for-profit social enterprise with about 65% of revenue going directly to wages of our staff. The remainder goes to recycling processing costs.

For every 23 mattresses that we collect and recycle each day, we create a job for someone who really needs one.

  Timber bases to industry for mulch

 



Steel springs to scrap metal recyclers

 

 

   Foam to carpet manufacturers for underlay

Send us an email to [email protected] with your CV/resume and we will send on to one of our site manager/supervisor.

Unfortunatly we don’t have a work experience program at this stage.

Please send an email to our marketing team at Community Resources Marketing [email protected] and we will send on to one of our site managers/ supervisors.

We would love to hear from you. Please send an email to [email protected], and we will send on to one of our site managers/ supervisors.

Support job creation by booking your mattress for recycling

Soft Landing Mattress Collection and Recycling Service
Shannon, Administration Manager at Soft Landing

“Helping people – that’s what I love about this place, I get great satisfaction seeing the impact that having a job has on all aspects of a person’s life.”