Recent trends are pointing people away from traditional mattresses and towards mattresses that use organic and/or natural materials. The idea of “green mattresses” has been on the rise along with the organic food movement. Mattresses that use organic and/or naturally grown materials in either their support or comfort layers do have some unique benefits.
Why People Choose Organic
One appeal of an organic mattress is the benefit it brings to the environment as well as its’ direct benefit to the owner. Organic mattress construction begins with natural raw materials such as cotton or wool which is then refined using a production process that requires less energy than other traditional processes. Unlike other mattresses, organic mattresses are designed to decompose more once they are discarded which reduces waste. The satisfaction of benefitting the environment is very appealing to some consumers.
Another appealing element of organic mattresses is fewer chemicals. Alongside the lack of certain chemicals, many organic materials also have benefits of being more breathable, having anti-bacterial components and in some cases are hypo-allergenic.
Why is an Organic Mattress Different?
Simply put, the materials. Organic mattresses utilize materials such as organic cotton or natural latex and are processed using unique techniques. The USDA monitors production on any mattresses that claim to be organic. For a mattress to receive this stamp of approval, it must meet USDA standard guidelines.
Organic Mattress Materials and Production
If you are interested in purchasing an organic mattress, it is beneficial to know the common materials used. Here is a list of common (not complete) organic mattress materials that are commonly used in manufacturing:
- Natural Latex
- Organic Cotton
- Sustainable wood
- Natural Oils
- Organic waxes
- Other organic materials
Many organic mattress manufacturers have developed systems for offering a better, more natural product to consumers while still being in accordance with federal law. In some models, fire resistant/retardant chemicals may be provided separately so that they can be removed by individuals who are more concerned with exposure to hazardous chemicals than fire.
Pick Up Your Organic Mattress Today!
Personal preference is everything when it comes down to purchasing a mattress. For some, the comfort benefits along with the other pros of an organic mattress is the perfect fit. If you are interested in an affordable, luxury, organic mattress – visit Tier 4 Mattresses today or contact us online.