When purchasing a new mattress, you have an almost overwhelming number of options, from traditional innerspring mattresses to the memory foam “bed in a box” and everything in between. One type of mattress that’s starting to capture a lot of attention is the organic or eco-friendly mattress. But what exactly is an eco-friendly mattress, and why should you buy one?
As the name implies, an organic mattress is one that’s made using all-natural materials, is free of or contains very low levels of toxic chemicals, and complies with the same organic standards that apply to other products. Instead of using hazardous chemicals in the production of polyfoam or covering the mattress with potentially carcinogenic substances for fire resistance, organic mattresses