Valumat, the management body for extended manufacturer responsibility for mattresses

Fee for operators of facilities or institutions

Valumat provides financiäl compensation for professional users who have mattresses collected by a Valumat-homologated collector. For practical reasons, the amount is calculated on the basis of the collected tonnage (330 €/ton). This equates to approx. 5 euro per mattress.

Conditions

  • You are a professional manager of a residential care centre, holiday centre, prison, hotel or other collective facility.
  • You have the discarded mattresses collected by an homologated Valumat collector.
  • The mattresses go to dismantling facilities for recycling.
  • The type of mattress falls within the scope of the take-back obligation.
  • You store the mattresses in a dry and secure environment.
  • There is no intervention when the discarded mattresses are collected by the collector for free or for a fee.
  • You agree on the modalities and costs of collection in mutual consultation with your collector.

Amount

Valumat provides financiëal compensation for professional users who have mattresses collected by a collector homologated by Valumat. For practical reasons, the amount is calculated on the basis of the collected tonnage (330 €/ton). This equates to approx. 5 euro per mattress.

Valumat determines this fixed amount annually depending on the market conditions for collection, transport and processing at that time.

How do you apply for compensation?

You don't have to do anything yourself. It is your collector who annually forwards your data to Valumat. You log into our website with your unique code that you received from Valumat in April of the year following the year of collection and Valumat takes care of the payment of your fee.

When will you receive your compensation?

The fees related to collections in 2021 will be paid by Valumat in 2022. The fees related to collections in 2022 will be paid by Valumat in 2023 and so on.

For your accounting

  • The Valumat fees are subsidies and are therefore free of VAT.
  • You do not have to send invoices and you do not receive a credit note.
  • You book your fee on a 74-account (other operating income).
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