Valumat, the management body for extended manufacturer responsibility for mattresses
Financial compensation for producers

Financial compensation for producers

Valumat provides a financial compensation for producers of mattresses who have signed a membership agreement with Valumat and who collect old mattresses from their clients. For practical reasons, the amount is calculated on the basis of the collected tonnage (330 €/ton). This equates to approx. 5 € per mattress.

Conditions

  • You are a producer who has signed a membership agreement with Valumat and you collect old mattresses from your clients.
  • You have the discarded mattresses collected by an approved Valumat collector.
  • The type of mattress falls within the scope of the take-back obligation.
  • You store the mattresses in a dry and with no risk of contamination.
  • You agree on the modalities and costs of collection in mutual consultation with your collector.
  • In that case, your customer shall not be entitled to compensation.

Amount

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

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

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 financial compensation is free of VAT. You do not have to send invoices and you do not receive a credit note. You book your financial compensation on a 74-account (other operating income).

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