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I will be brutally honest with you, there is no strict industry definition, of what the term “eco-friendly mattress” really means. And there’s the danger for you: when there is no clear definition, manufacturers can claim their mattresses to be eco-friendly with nothing to back up that claim. What’s my definition of an eco-friendly mattress? What criteria can you use to properly assess if a mattress is eco-friendly? This article cuts through the eco-hype and honestly shares what you really need to know about the “eco-friendly mattress”.
Organic products are everywhere – vegetables, fruits, groceries, wines, cotton clothing, baby clothing, skin care – offering more healthy, environmental and ethical choices. And now the humble mattress has gone organic! I was a little skeptical at first. So how do you find the best organic mattress and is it worth the investment? Read on to discover why my friend decided to buy an organic mattress after reading a draft of this blog post.Continue reading
Walked on a bamboo floor? Yes. Eaten from a bamboo bowl? Tick! Sliced on a bamboo cutting board? Yes! Slept on a bamboo mattress? Hmm, what??? A bamboo memory foam mattress is an eco-friendly alternative to your normal mattress. But it raises questions about comfort, safety, and durability.
You spend 7 to 9 hours sleeping on your mattress. So buying a new one is a seriously big decision. Sure, COMFORT is important. Always has been: you don’t want a new mattress that leaves you sore and tired when you wake up. But people increasingly look for a mattress that is HEALTHY too. Just as people want to eat more natural foods and wear more natural fibers, they also want a mattress made with natural materials. But this non-regulated market means you need to be a savvy shopper. Let’s find out what you need to know so you don’t get conned.Continue reading