A good night’s sleep is essential for overall health and wellbeing, and choosing the right mattress topper can make all the difference. Traditional toppers are often made with harmful chemicals and materials, such as petroleum foams and unethically harvested feathers. This is where organic mattress toppers come in.
Organic mattress toppers are made with natural materials that are safer for both you and the environment. They can enhance your sleep experience by reducing exposure to chemical byproducts and providing a comfortable and sustainable sleeping surface. In this article, we will explore the benefits of organic mattress toppers and provide recommendations for top-quality options, including the popular brand Saatva.
Top Tier All-Natural Mattress Toppers For Sleeping Safe & Sound
When it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, having a comfortable and supportive mattress topper can make all the difference. For those who prioritize sustainability and natural materials, there are plenty of options available on the market. Here are some of the top-tier all-natural mattress toppers for sleeping safe and sound.
Avocado is a Los Angeles-based brand that offers a complete bedroom collection, including non-toxic furniture, mattresses, sheets, and alpaca throws. Their luxurious organic latex mattress toppers come in different depths and firmness levels, allowing customers to choose the perfect fit for their needs. For those who require a latex-free option, Avocado also offers an Alpaca Wool Mattress Topper.
Avocado’s organic mattress toppers are made with GOLS-certified organic latex rubber sourced from their own rubber tree farms. The toppers also feature GOTS-certified organic wool, which replaces toxic fire retardants and doubles as antimicrobial and resistant to dust mites. The top of the topper is made of GOTS-certified organic cotton. Each organic mattress topper is free of VOCs, formaldehyde, or phthalates and is GreenGuard-certified.
Avocado owns a portion of their factory in India, as well as their rubber tree farms and sheep farms in India. This reduces murky middlemen. Everything else is made in their LA factory, which offers fair wages, paid vacation time, mental health support, and access to healthcare. As a Certified B Corp, this brand holds firm to ILO’s fair labor standards. Avocado operates as a Carbon negative company and supports carbon offset projects through the Bonneville Environmental Foundation. As a member of 1% of the Planet, Avocado donates 1% of proceeds to vetted nonprofits that support the fight against climate change and support healthy food systems.
Naturepedic is a brand that takes creating natural fiber mattress toppers very seriously. Their Adagio 2″ organic latex mattress topper provides pressure point relief while still delivering a comfortable sleep on organic latex and cotton. Meanwhile, the plush Wooly 3″ organic pillow top is stuffed with organic wool, creating a hotel-like experience (without the waste) so you can feel like a queen on your organic queen mattress topper.
Naturepedic offers either a 100% natural latex mattress topper or an organic wool topper, wrapped in an organic cotton mattress topper case. Each organic mattress topper is GreenGuard-certified, along with their Zero Toxics and MADE SAFE stamp of approval.
This family-based company works with US-based craftsmen and their local Amish community whenever possible to keep production close to home. Each organic mattress topper is ethically made in the USA, with imported fabrics and components. Naturepedic happily participates in The Chemical Footprint Project, scoring 100% in an in-depth survey on chemical inventory, footprint measurement, and public disclosure. An impressive Sustainability Report details their long-running (and constantly evolving) list of sustainable practices. A proud member of 1% for the Planet, Naturepedic gives back to climate-conscious organizations.
Birch offers GOTS-certified materials and affordable payment plan options. In addition to the eco-friendly bed frames to go under your mattress, this US brand offers their mattresses themselves, natural mattress toppers, protectors, sheets, and more. Birch recognizes some may find their Natural Latex Mattress Topper “too soft, or too hard” and allows for a 100 Night Sleep Trial, if the Birch organic mattress topper isn’t just right, you can return it.
Birch’s organic memory foam mattress topper is made using talalay natural latex, which is free from polyurethane-based foams. The topper is combined with certified organic wool, ethically sourced from New Zealand, and organic cotton in a 2″ combination of layered pressure-relieving natural materials. Birch sources natural latex from rubber trees in Brazil, South East Asia, and Africa while monitoring each plantation to ensure sustainable harvesting practices.
The ethical wool from individual farms in New Zealand earns our stamp of approval, being PCG Wrightson Wool Integrity Program compliant. Their GOTS certified, US-grown cotton is the final puzzle piece before being constructed into the most luxurious topper. GreenGuard GOLD and Rainforest Alliance certified, Birch only supports sustainable sourcing methods and chemical-free manufacturing methods.
Birch makes owning an organic mattress topper (queen, king, whatever your bed size!) a reality for all with their affordable payment plan and teacher, student, and first responder discounts. They also donate a portion of sales to the National Forest Foundation.
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How We Selected The Best Non-Toxic Mattress Toppers
Finding a non-toxic mattress topper can be a daunting task, but the team at [Company Name] has done the research for you. By using sustainable fashion and home ware criteria, we have scoured for brands that prioritize green practices.
We understand the importance of using natural materials when it comes to mattress toppers. We avoid synthetic latex and instead, opt for certified organic materials like natural latex rubber, wool, and organic cotton. These materials are not only non-toxic but also offer a plush and comfortable sleeping experience.
To ensure that the mattress topper is chemical-free, we also look for relevant sustainability certifications that test finished products for VOCs, flame retardants, harsh chemicals, and toxic dyes. Some of the certifications we look for include Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), MADE SAFE, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), UL GREENGUARD, Global Organic Latex Standard (GOLS), and CertiPUR-US®.
Supply Chain & Labor Practices
We believe in supporting brands that prioritize sustainable practices and ethical labor practices. Brands that support local farmers, employ local workers, and keep things well-managed close to home are more likely to develop sustainable practices. We look for certifications such as B Corporation (B Corp), International Labor Organization (ILO), and Fair Trade.
Carbon Commitments & Green Practices
At [Company Name], we prioritize brands that focus on reducing their carbon footprint. We select companies that go above and beyond in offsetting emissions or preventing them through localized supply chains. We also look for brands that prioritize environmentally-friendly practices in their manufacturing processes.
Community & Charitable Giving
We believe in supporting brands that give back to their communities. Many brands support local projects or charities close to their heart. We look for companies that prioritize charitable giving and have a king-sized charitable mindset.
By considering all of these factors, we have selected the best non-toxic mattress toppers for our customers. Our top picks include brands that are GOTS-certified, GOLS-certified, OEKO-TEX certified, and made with all-natural and organic materials. We also prioritize brands that are vegan, made safe certified, and 1% for the planet certified.
Final Thoughts On Organic & Natural Mattress Toppers
For those seeking a healthier and more eco-friendly sleeping experience, organic and natural mattress toppers are a great option. They offer a comfortable and supportive surface while also being free of harmful chemicals. Organic mattress toppers are naturally hypoallergenic, making them a great choice for those with allergies. They also provide excellent pressure relief and motion transfer. When selecting a topper, consider factors such as firmness level, cooling properties, and support for your specific sleep position and body type. It’s important to protect your investment with an organic mattress protector and check for sleep trials and warranties.