It’s time for a new mattress. Maybe you’ve been living with a hand-me-down. Maybe you’ve discovered a more optimal design for your sleep style. Maybe you’ve just outgrown your current sleep situation. Whatever the reason, buying a new mattress is exciting! However, figuring out how to dispose of your old one can feel confusing and overwhelming. And, please, don't just toss it onto the sidewalk. Instead, follow these simple tips for how to recycle (or donate) your old mattress to make way for a new and improved version.