Organic and Chemical Free Mattresses

Organic Chemical-Free AND Affordable!

Organic Chemical-Free AND Affordable!

I am in the market for a new mattress and want this time to get an organic/natural mattress. By law, mattresses have to be flame retardant. Most mattresses are soaked with highly toxic flame-retardant chemicals like polybrominated diphenyl ether, better known as PBDE. These chemicals have been linked to various serious health issues.

I’ve known this for a long time but I was always under the impression that “natural” mattresses were way out of my price range. Today. I went to a local store that sells only organic and chemical free mattresses and was pleased to find that there are some affordable options. The one we settled on was by a Spanish company called Spaldin.  The mattress is made with a plant-based foam core. Surface layer is made out of Hypersoft plant-based foam wrapped in organic cotton. And it was under $1500.

I’m excited to try it out and I’ll let you know what I think.  By the way, here is a good guide to avoiding PBDE exposure in general put out by one of my favorite non-profits — Environmental Working Group.

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  1. http://www.naturalmatusa.com/ has a few different options for Organic Mattresses for your baby’s crib: a Coco Mat, Latex Mat, Mohair Mat and Spring Mat. All of the Natural Mat crib mattresses are made with organic lambswool and coir and don’t contain PVCs or synthetic material. If you can’t afford to replace the whole mattress, they have an organic lambswool top mat and a stroller mat.

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