Green Mattress buying tips

Green Mattress buying tips

Why should you consider a ‘Green Mattress’?  Because you like the color? – OK, bad joke.  Green Mattresses are becoming more and more popular as consumers take a greater interest in the environment, manufacturing practices, personal health and safety, and let’s face it- just jumping in on the latest craze.  Everywhere you look there are ‘green’ and ‘healthy’ alternatives to the traditional products and practices.   Consumers are looking for products that are environmentally friendly, don’t contain harmful chemicals, use renewable resources and make us feel better and- when possible are cost effective.  Finally, and hopefully the best answer, they can help provide a safer, more comfortable and restful sleep environment.

Green Mattress Manufacturers-

Most manufacturers now offer a green mattress in their product line.  This has become a necessity to meet the needs of consumers seeking a healthy, comfortable sleep environment.  Some manufacturers offering a green mattress choice include:

  • Natura
  • Keetsa
  • Lifekind
  • My Green Mattresses
  • Naturepedic
  • Serta
  • Simmons

What to look for in a Green Mattress-

  • Natural Latex- renewable from trees
  • Organic Cotton- fire safe
  • Organic Wool
  • FSC Certified Wood
green mattress natural latex

Green mattress uses natural latex from a Rubber Tree

 Advantages of a Green Mattress-

  • Helping the environment- preserve our natural resources
  • Eco-Friendly, Organic Materials- safer for you and the environment
  • Less or No Harmful Chemicals- no ‘off gassing’
  • Healthier for you and your family- protect your loved ones
  • Hypo-allergenic and Dust Mite resistant- sleep better

A Green Mattress is not for everyone.  Some consumers are not interested, others are fearful of the price tag- though there are a number of green mattress options that are becoming more affordable- and most consumers just are not that aware that they exist.  Also, it is sometimes difficult to determine what exactly a ‘green mattress’ is- though here is some help.

If you are looking for a green mattress, there are many choices out there, from the large manufacturers to small cottage industry producers who are setting the pace in green manufacturing and production techniques.