We have been featured in the latest publication of the Wicked Leeks magazine by Riverford Organic Farmers. The article explores the places other than your food where you are exposed to the use of pesticides. They echo our call for more transparency on the chemicals used in our every day lives.
All Natural or Organic Latex and Memory Foam used in furniture is highly flammable. That is why the UK Furniture Fire Regulations clearly states that any Latex, which is classed as a foam, MUST be treated with fire retardant chemicals or contain graphite (making it grey in colour) to meet the safety standards.
As you can read on this website, we are honest about all our raw materials in order that you, the customer, can make up your own mind and make an informed choice about the products you are buying.
As a company, we have a taken a long time looking at the advantages and disadvantages of all types of natural fibers. When we decided to use organic cotton, the massive advantages of low pesticides and reduced water use, made it clear cut decision. When looking at wool as a raw material for natural wool mattresses, it was not so straight forward. There is much information on the internet but finding out the truth is very difficult.
Did You Know That For A Sprung Mattress To Meet Organic Criteria Only Approximately 30% Has To Be Officially Organic?
So, which items are used in an Organic Mattress? ....