Archive - August 2012

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We’re One Step Closer to a New Safe Chemicals Act that Really Protects Us
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Finally! Naturepedic Mattresses for Adults!

We’re One Step Closer to a New Safe Chemicals Act that Really Protects Us

The United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works recently approved the Safe Chemicals Act – which requires, among other things, that chemical manufacturers test their products for safety before they’re used commercially. This bill is the update of the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. It was first proposed in 2005 and, although it still has to get through Senate and the House of Representatives, the Committee on Environment and Public Works approval gets it one step closer to becoming law. Why is this such an important issue from Naturepedic’s viewpoint? Because we’re all about protecting children – that’s why we started making organic crib mattresses in the first place – and that’s exactly what this law will do. Of course, it’s important to protect everyone from potentially toxic chemicals, but infants have almost zero defense. They are totally dependent on us to keep them safe. If you’re not very educated on this subject and would like to[…]

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Finally! Naturepedic Mattresses for Adults!

We’ve finally answered the prayers of many parents who have purchased our crib mattresses for their children – we now have a line of adult mattresses, with all the luxurious comfort an adult needs. There are three different series: ESO, Essentials and Luxury. Go to the organic mattresses for adults page on our site for full information on each model and a chart that helps you compare the features. In addition to organic cotton, some models contain latex and/or wool. Several of our series have customizable firmness, and pillowtop options. Plenty of options – we hope you can find one that’s just right for you. Just a note on the wool and latex: As you know, we don’t use latex or wool in our crib mattresses or others used for kids. That’s because they are potential allergens and you never know how they’re going to affect an infant or child. However, by the time you’re reached adulthood, you’ve probably had[…]

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