Click here for things to consider if it's time to replace/dispose of your mattress.
Check out this website for proper disposal of prescription medicines. Note that police stations in Amherst, Hadley, and Northampton have secure boxes to accept disposal of old medications.
Click here for NPR's graphic explanation of plastics recycling.
Selling used mattresses is illegal in Massachusetts, so no retail establishment or charity will accept them for resale. You'll find information here on how to properly discard or recycle old mattresses.
Trash Disposal and Recycling Bylaw
Littering and Dumping Bylaw