Mattress Ban Starts Nov. 1

Mattress outside with garbage


by Chris Wangler

June 7, 2022


While surrounding communities have modernized their approach to trash, in Waltham you can still put almost anything on the curb and as much as you desire.

That will change a little at the start of November when a state-imposed mattress and textile ban begins.

So how will you get rid of a mattress?

“We are still working on our plan on how to address mattresses,” said Mike Chiasson, director of the city’s Consolidated Public Works department. “We have a few options we are looking into.”

As for textiles, Waltham is working with a third-party entity to allow residents to recycle clothing, textiles, dishes, pots and pans and related items.

More info can be found here