The answer may surprise you. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the inside of your home is host to a bevy of toxins and pesticides brought in by both the products we buy and the things we do. For example, just walking in from an outdoor area treated with chemical pesticides and re-tracking them
Not all organic mattresses are created equal. Many manufacturers label themselves as eco-friendly, cruelty-free, pure, environmental, or natural to attract consumers interested in protecting their health and the environment. Sadly, some manufacturers are misleading and even lying to consumers by adding false labels that sound legitimate but do not hold any weight in the context
Bamboo products are currently all the rage, but are bamboo products truly as eco-friendly and green as some companies say they are? In the past few years, everything from bamboo flooring and furniture to bamboo clothing, bed, and bath products have cropped up and have been touted as a sustainable, eco-friendly, and healthy alternative to
Latex is a material derived from the sap of rubber trees. Due to its natural durability and flexibility, it has a wide range of industrial uses. In recent years, latex mattresses have become very popular among sleepers. Latex beds offer the same body-contouring comfort and pain/pressure relief as most memory foam mattresses. Additionally, latex typically
"People may not be aware of many reasons that natural mattresses really are so much better than conventional mattresses. Lucky for you, we are experts in this area, and can break it down for you. Warning: If you’re unsettled by things that are creepy, crawly, or contaminated, do not read before going to bed! 1.
Antimony Trioxide (Arsenic), Boric Acid (Roach Killer), Silicon (Silica Glass), Melamine, Formaldehyde, Decabromodiphenyl Oxide, and Ammonium Polyphosphate are the main chemicals being used by mattress manufacturers to meet federal flammability standards. We sell products from manufacturer that are truly non- toxic. OMI Mattresses and Bedding are produced in the nation's only large scale 100% Organic
Many people who are committed to finding a safe, natural mattress already know that chemical flame retardants are scary stuff. Banned in Europe and in some U.S. states, hormone-altering (also called endocrine-disrupting) flame retardants have led many science headlines. Why? They’re implicated in increased risks for cancer, fertility problems, and developmental brain disorders. If those
1) The Current mattress industry is a lot like the cigarette industry of the 1930's. Back then, everyone smoked because they didn't know the damage that cigarettes caused. A lot of these same carcinogenic chemicals are present in current day mattresses. Most are made primarily from petroleum by-products and then saturated with additional flame retardant