Organic Mattress

Looking for a non-toxic, eco-friendly, natural, and safe mattress made in the USA?

Here you will learn how to choose one.

Keep in mind that the “natural” on a mattress doesn’t mean anything and even when a mattress claims to be organic may have only a few certified organic materials and that is not enough to make a safe mattress.

WE need to look at the most important certifications for mattresses and they are: the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) and, for mattresses that contain latex, the Global Organic Latex Standard (GOLS)

You will learn about the mattress components, recognize "green-washing" marketing tactics, and will be able to make the safest, healthiest, and overall the best choice for you, your baby, and your family.

You will finally sleep in an organic bedroom. 

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You will be able to remove chemicals found in conventional mattresses such as flame retardants, adhesives, vinyl, VOCs, polyurethane foam,  isocyanates, perfluorinated compounds, and other questionable chemicals.

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When we shop for authentic organic and natural mattresses, we need to study their material.

To make sure they aren't toxic we want to start with their foams. Let's start with the main mattress components to avoid:

Toxic Foams 

Here are the most common, controversial, and cheap.

❌  MEMORY FOAMPOLYURETHANE FOAM: this foam is toxic and polluting. The most common beds are made of memory foam (or viscoelastic foam), flexible polyurethane foam, coils, or combinations of these materials.  Both memory foam and Flexible polyurethane foam are polyurethane foams. These cheap, unhealthy foams are petroleum products, meaning they are derived from fossil fuels.

❌  SOYBEANS FOAM: These foams are full of pesticides, so avoid that too.

Approved Foams

Natural Latex Foam is produced with latex harvested from organically grown rubber trees.  It is made without the use of synthetic latex or fillers.  Natural latex foam provides comfort, durability, and breathability. 

 

✅ LATEX-Talalay Foam is a better foam made with natural rubber from trees. Talalay is softer and airier.  

There is no GOLS-certified Talalay foam but is still a natural choice, but you can find Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Talalay Foam like in Savy Rest bed. 

✅ LATEX- Dunlop Foam with an organic GOLS Certification is the best foam around for a mattress. Note: Dunlop latex is denser than Talalay-latex.

LATEX-free Mattress: check this 

 

In conclusion: Certified Organic latex is the best option. It is a plant-based material that naturally contours to your unique sleeping position to provide comfortable support. Memory foam, on the other hand, is made from polyurethane foam and commonly contains harsh chemicals and toxins. Additionally, organic latex has been shown to have a quicker recovery time, less motion transfer, and provides natural cooling properties

Organic Mattress Certifications

You may just learn that your current mattress is toxic with unhealthy or controversial material, so you want to replace it and upgrading to a safer organic mattress. Here is what you need to look for: 

CERTIFIED ORGANIC MATTRESS.  While many claims to be "natural or organic" even when they are not, the only proof is their certification. Always look and also for the official organic certification, without that you will never know.

These are the certifications to look for when shopping for an organic mattress

✅ GOLS CERTIFICATION: The Global Organic Latex Standard (GOLS) is a materials and processing standard for organic latex and finished latex foam. In addition to the use of organic raw material, this standard also concentrates on human health, safety and welfare, and the environment in the manufacturing process of organic latex products.

GOLS ensures that a mattress with latex is made of 95 percent organic latex, with restrictions on the other 5 percent of the mattress’s components. Natural-latex mattresses may have both the GOTS and GOLS labels. The best certification for a latex foam mattress. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

✅ GOTS CERTIFICATION: The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the world's leading processing standard for organic textiles and fibers, including ecological and social criteria, backed by independent certification of the entire textile supply chain. 

GOTS requires that at least 95 percent of the materials in the mattress be certified organic, and it prohibits outright the use of certain substances even for the other 5 percent, such as chemical flame retardants and polyurethane, the chief ingredient of memory foam.

✅ MADE-SAFE:  certifies products made with ingredients not known or suspected to cause human health harm, It certified the mattress is non-toxic.

✅  UL/GREENGUARD is a third-party certification program that tests for chemical emissions from consumer products and materials.

Greenguard requires testing of a finished mattress for specific emission limits of formaldehyde and other volatile organic compounds. The related Greenguard Gold has more stringent emission limits on the above VOCs.

✅   FSC: Forest Stewardship Council® / Rainforest Alliance practices mission-based principles designed to promote health, limit environmental impact, and support social responsibility.

✅   OCS100: The Organic Exchange OCS100 Certification Program ensures proper tracking of organic material from its source to the finished product. It refers only to the percentage of certified-organic materials, not to the presence of flame retardants, VOCs, colorants, or dyes.

✅  Oeko-Tex Standard 100 doesn’t ensure that a mattress’s fiber is produced organically, it does set limits for the emission of harmful chemicals such as formaldehyde and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which are linked to ozone, smog, respiratory illnesses, and memory impairment. It also bans the use of certain chemical flame retardants, colorants, and allergenic dyes.

 

CertiPUR-US applies only to the polyurethane foam in a mattress. While other standards, such as GOLS, bar this foam altogether, CertiPUR-US prohibits certain substances that are in many foams (such as polybrominated diphenyl ether, or PDBE, flame retardants) and requires testing for formaldehyde and other chemicals. If you see this label that means you are buying a synthetic foam mattress.

When we shop for authentic organic and natural mattresses, we need to study their material.

To make sure they aren't toxic we want to start with their foams. 

Organic Mattress Brands

On this page, you will find the most natural, certified organic mattresses on the market. Keep checking the page for SALES and Promotions such as Presidents Day Sale and Memorial Day Sale.

You may want to add also  Organic Mattress Protector,  Certified Organic Pillows,  Certified Organic Sheets, and Certified Organic organic Bed Skirt 

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Naturepedic Certified Organic Mattress 

This Is my favorite mattress. Luxurious, safe, and eco-friendly.

In my long and deep research, I can claim that this is the best mattress on the market in terms of trust, quality, certifications, comfort.

It is the most natural, and It is the most eco-friendly in every aspect. You can learn more here

It carries more organic certifications than its competitors.

Naturepedic mattresses are certified:

✅  GOTS Certified: Global Organic Textile Standard certified

✅  It passed all federal flammability standards without the need for any flame retardant chemicals or barriers.

✅  UL/GREENGUARD certified

✅  Naturepedic baby and kids products are made without potential baby allergens such as wool, latex, and soy.

✅  OCS100 certifies their wool producers, suppliers and, our usage to meet their standard of ethics corresponding to PETA’s standard.

✅  There are no harmful or questionable chemicals in any of Naturepedic’s products, such as vinyl/PVC, perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), phthalates, or adhesives.

✅ MADE IN THE USA

Organic Latex free matress here 

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Happsy Organic Mattress

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This is the little sister of Natuepedic. This an amazing opportunity to get the same organic amazing safety certifications and the same organic material guaranteed by Naturepedic for less.

Here is the difference:

  • 1. The construction of the bed is different from most Natureperic models. It does not give you the ability to customize like most of the Naturepedic models. comes only in one firmness – medium

  • 2. It only offers 2 inches of latex vs most of the Naturepedic models. 

  • 3. Happsy is an 11" hybrid mattress vs most of the 12-16" mattresses in the Naturepedic line. Each mattress is composed of different layers on the inside

  • 4. sells online only, Happsy doesn't have any locations, that help to cut costs.

Naturepedic has many different types:

Halcyon line is 6 inches of coil with either 3 or 6 inches of latex.

EOS line is 8 inches of coil with a firm or plush coil option and 3-6 inches of latex (choices of firm, medium or soft)

The Happsy is just a firm coil with 2-inch latex, no choice on comfort or changing it. No customization on each side (which you can do in most Naturepedic models)

Medium firmness but you van still make it  softer with a Happsy topper

It is still a great option for kids, young adults, or customers on a budget

✅  (GOTS)-certified organic innerspring mattress

✅ GOTS-certified organic cotton and  wool

GOLS-certified organic latex

120-day return policy and a full refund.

I recommend this brand to anyone looking for a safer and affordable mattress, I highly recommend Happsy. 

A great option for kids, young adults, or customers on a budget 

Avocado Certified Organic Latex Mattress 

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All foam latex mattresses (without springs) — it is their most sustainable mattress yet!

Featuring a patent-pending design that delivers ideal comfort, motion isolation, and responsiveness.

This latex Mattress provides gentle, stable, cool, motion-isolating support, but with just a touch of gentle give. It features a whopping 9 inches of natural 100% GOLS organic certified Dunlop latex — sourced from their organic farms in India.

SIZE: 9 inches of organic latex, plus organic cotton and organic wool, 3 zones, 4 handles, bounce dampening layers, and a low profile. Handmade in Los Angeles. Their firmest mattress.

They use lasers to cut the top of the foam into concave peaks

  100% GOLS organic certified latex, non-toxic, and biodegradable. 

✅ 100% GOTS organic certified cotton sandwiched between each of the latex layers. 

GREENGUARD Gold certified 

✅ Formaldehyde-Free certified

✅ Rainforest Alliance certified 

✅ FSC® certified

Made In  Los Angeles, California  in a GOTS certified California factory, which we power entirely with renewable energy, is on its way toward a Zero-Waste certification

They also have no wool, vegan versions

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Brentwood Home Hybrid Latex Mattress

Comfort plus zoned support, using natural, alternative & recycled materials! GOLS certified organic latex and GOTS certified organic wool (CU861640), plus cotton from denim cuttings, natural flax, and soft REPREVE® made from recycled water bottles. Amazing sustainability story. Six handles, medium feel. 100% carbon offset.

  100% GOLS organic certified latex, non-toxic, and biodegradable. 

✅ 100% GOTS organic certified cotton sandwiched between each of the latex layers. 

GREENGUARD Gold certified 

✅ Formaldehyde-Free certified

✅ Rainforest Alliance certified 

✅ FSC® Certified

Made In  Los Angeles, California  in a GOTS certified California factory, which we power entirely with renewable energy, is on its way toward a Zero-Waste certification

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Under the Canopy Certified Organic Mattress 

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This is another responsible company that uses only certified organic material.

✅  2” Organic Dunlop Latex, surrounded in eco-friendly silica sock for natural flame retardant, 8” Coils made from 95% recycled steel, .5” Organic Coconut Husk Pad, .5” Joma Wool Pad.

Hybrid Organic Latex Mattress is designed to give the perfect amount of support and comfort for all sleeping positions.

✅  Crafted with individually encased recycled steel coils with an organic latex layer and topped off with an incredibly soft pad made from organic cotton and Joma wool.

This all makes a soft, sustainable, and durable mattress that provides both support and comfort.

✅  Crafted and produced in small, American factories.

✅  Zero GMOs, toxins, chemicals, or flame retardants.

The natural silica exterior and the Joma wool top layer actually acts as a natural flame retardant and provides structure at the same time.

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Plush Beds Certified Organic Mattress 

This is another responsible company that uses only certified organic material.

✅  The Botanical Bliss organic latex mattresses are handcrafted in the USA, with the finest quality GOLS certified organic latex, GOTS certified organic cotton and GOTS certified organic wool. Recommended by orthopedic specialists and chiropractors for its luxurious comfort, soothing pressure relief and superior support.

✅ GOTS Certified Organic Cotton cover:Breathable Comfort

Soft knitted organic cotton cover offers unrestricted airflow & moisture absorption to keep you sleeping cool & dry. And because it's certified organic, you know it was grown sustainably, without any dangerous pesticides or herbicides.

✅ GOTS Certified Organic Wool Temperature regulating

Up to 10 lbs. of certified organic New Zealand wool in every mattress not only provides exceptional soothing support, but it breathes naturally and helps your body maintain a well-regulated cool and comfortable temperature throughout the night.

✅ GOLS Certified Organic Latex: Perfect pressure relief

A comfort layer of talalay latex on top of two layers of dunlop latex from Arpico, each uniquely calibrated to a different firmness, so you can dial in with precision your perfect level of softness & support guaranteed to last the next 25 years.

My Green Mattress Certified Organic 

This is another responsible company that uses only certified organic material:

✅   Cotton and wool are certified by GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certification ensure that their mattresses are made from organically grown, harvested and processed materials, manufactured in a facility in an environmentally and socially responsible way.

✅  Labeled and stored in their facility in a way that is easily trackable

✅  Their latex is certified by GOLS (Global Organic Latex Standard) certification ensures that the latex in their mattresses is harvested from the sap of organic rubber trees, processed in an organic and environmentally friendly way, and finally manufactured in a facility that meets organic standards.

Sleep On Latex Certified Organic Latex 

✅ This is probably the most affordable organic mattress in Latex on the market.

Made of Organic Latex Foam, Organic Cotton and Organic New Zealand Wool, this mattress marks a new standard in Latex Mattresses.

Latex Mattress is made from a solid sheet of natural latex foam. Their latex foam is made of natural latex harvested from organically grown rubber trees in Sri Lanka.

✅ Certified organic through GOLS (Global Organic Latex Standard).
Certifications:

  • Global Organic Latex Standard (GOLS)

  • GOTS-certified organic cotton 

  • GOTS-certified organic wool

  • Oeko-Tex Standard 100

  • Greenguard Gold

They sell a large variety of firmnesses and thicknesses that can be used to change or improve any mattress.

MATERIAL: GOLS Certified Organic Latex, GOTS-certified organic cotton, GOTS-certified organic wool