“Organic bedding” – we’ve all heard it, we’ve all seen it, and some of us have even purchased it. But have you ever wondered why? A little research quickly gets through all the marketing and buzzwords to reveal the truth.
Conventional cotton production is perhaps the dirtiest and most toxic cultivated crop. That’s a pretty strong statement, but consider: Continue reading
The bed, it’s the highlight of your bedroom, and we spend a significant amount of time in it. Why not make it a sanctuary of comfort and sustainability? The new year is a perfect time for change – to update your look, freshen the linens and switch to organic bedding. Head to any linens department and prepare to be baffled as you’re bombarded with dust ruffles, duvets, shams in all shapes and sizes and dozens of different types of sheets. Well, we’ve got you covered, and with a terrific bedding sale going on, we’ve made it easy to step into sustainable slumber. Continue reading
There is something in all of our homes that is kept tucked out of sight, away from public spaces in our homes, it’s always covered up, and is used by only a few people – and yet we spend as much as one third of every day using it. It’s a mattress.
A new mattress is a big investment and until recently, a very non-eco-friendly one at that. Conventional mattresses are a green nightmare constructed of petroleum-based polyesters, nylon and polyurethane foam, then treated with flame-retardant chemicals. The next problem comes at the other end of the mattress’ lifecycle – how do you dispose of it responsibly? Continue reading