Anyone wishing to dispose of old mattresses is being urged to avail of a special recycling initiative in Athlone today.
For one day only householders can get rid of used mattresses for free, with a maximum of three allowed per customer. However, charges will apply for additional items.
The collection will take place at the recycling centre at Golden Island in the town from 10am to 3pm.
It’s restricted to domestic customers, and homeowners using the service are being asked to ensure their mattresses are clean and dry and to secure them properly en route to the centre.