I suffer from massive Eco guilt so when it came to getting rid of a single mattress, I wanted to take it apart and see what could be reused or recycled.
We've just started growing some veg in our house so I decided to make a plant climber. The springs make a great support and look cool too.
A knife or hardcore scissors
Newspaper (to cover the ground when spraying)
A few nails
Step 1: Separate Springs From Mattress
This was a bit of a hassle. I used a penknife to cut into the fabric of the mattress. There were a few layers to get through, the outer fabric and a layer of insulation. These were stitched together and attached to the bed springs with staples. Take the staples off and the bed springs come out as one big block