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Mattresses, Bed Bases, Carpets and Underlay

Dudley MBC is working in partnership with Textek to offer our residents a new service for the collection and recycling of selected bulky waste goods and materials.

For a small fee, you can recycle mattresses, bed bases, carpets and underlay quickly and easily.


Prices are currently under review and will be confirmed along with your booking with Textek.


  • Undersize (Cot) / child’s mattress
  • Single
  • Small Double
  • Double
  • King
  • Super King
  • Separate mattress topper
  • Topper + Mattress

Exception - biohazard mattresses (death/heavy blood mattresses), these would be refused and a bag handed. Customer signposted to specialist bio-waste company.

Bed bases

(Wooden or Metal).
Includes divan bases and bedframes (the latter preferably dissembled)
Excludes electrically-operated and specially-adapted beds

Carpets and undelay

Contact Textek office if carpet / underlay is from more than one room.

All of the above are £18.00 per item collected. Other items such as furniture, settees and arm chairs have prices on request.

Booking and payment

  • Telephone Textek Monday – Friday 8.00am – 16.30pm
  • Number 01948 840251
  • Payment by debit or credit card or BACS


Weekdays only from 8.00am.

  • Bulky items to be outside of property on day of collection appointment. You must leave your items in an accessible location outside the property, but not on the public highway (i.e. road or path).
  • Items must be on residents’ premises, not footpath or highway. Please note that we will not enter premises to collect items, and only the specified items will be collected.
  • Please note that you will be charged if we come to collect your items but we are not able to collect them.

Cancellations and refunds

Notification of any cancellation must be received by Textek before 4pm on the previous working day to collection. Cancellations received after deadline will be charged unless crew can be alerted.

Refund in event of vehicle breakdown or unable to re-schedule at mutually-convenient time.

Complaints and Queries

Textek aim to resolve any issues within 7 days (escalated to director if unresolved).

What the recycled materials are used for:

  • Metal: Used within the UK and is melted down and turned into many different items from kettles to planes.
  • Foam: This is broken down and reused as carpet underlay.
  • Shoddy: This material is reused as soundproofing for the automotive trade.
  • Poly: This material is used in equestrian flooring.
  • Mixed Textile: This is used as a replacement to traditional fossil fuels as a source to power your home.