Do you live in Alexandria, VA? Are you thinking how am I going to get rid of this bulky mattress and/or boxsprings? Your in luck, we have got you covered. As one of the bigger cities in Virginia, Alexandria has more options to get rid of your mattress than many places do. If your looking for an in-home removal or an  environmentally friendly option, we’ve got you covered. 
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1. GoLoadUp.com (In-Home Mattress Removal/Recycle)
-Serving all areas in Alexandria, including Old Town, Eisenhower Valley, Rosemont, The Berg, Parker-Gray, Del Ray, Arlandria, West End, North Ridge, and Potomac Yard.
​-In-Home Mattress & Junk Removal Service.
-20%-30% Less than major junk companies.
– Over 2.5 million mattresses recycled.
-Click here and enter “SAVE5” at checkout for $5 off
Go Load Up began as a mattress recycling company and grew in to a full service on-demand junk removal service. They focus on being eco-friendly and have recycled over 2.5 million mattresses.  ​LoadUp offers mattress and box spring removal to all areas in Alexandria, including Old Town, Eisenhower Valley, Rosemont, The Berg, Parker-Gray, Del Ray, Arlandria, West End, North Ridge, and Potomac Yard.

Go Load Up makes it very easy for anyone in Alexandria to get rid of a mattress. Whether you are in an apartment complex in the city or have a strict HOA they can work around your location and schedule. 
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2. Alexandria Bulky Item Pickup
Bulky items CAN be set out with your regular trash pickup in Alexandria, as long as each item weight is less than 75 pounds. (On average, twin and full size mattresses fall under the 75 pound weight limit, but queen and king size generally are more). 
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3. Alexandria Waste Recovery Center 
If you have a truck or large vehicle to transport your old mattress in, you can bring it to the Alexandria Waste Recovery Center. Each mattress/boxspring is $60 per piece to drop off. Depending on the time of year you are getting rid of your mattress, make sure to take note of the recovery center’s hours as they vary. 
Address: 625 Burnside Place, Alexandria, VA 22304
4. Mattress Recycling DIY 
Are you thinking, how hard could it be to break down a mattress? The answer: that depends. When tearing apart a mattress, only a few tools are needed but it can be hard work and time consuming. A mattress mostly consists of foam, fabric, metal and wood.  Each of these components can be recycled and reused to make other finished goods. If you decide to go this route, our friends at Budget Dumpster have an informative step-by-step guide to breaking down your old mattress. This option is rewarding, as it is an eco-friendly way to get of your old mattress. 
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