Archive - June 2014

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Organic Mattresses Made Just for Kids
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Who’s Serious about Preserving Earth’s Natural Resources?

Organic Mattresses Made Just for Kids

Ever wonder how a mattress made specifically for a kid varies from an adult mattress? Isn’t it simply the same twin-sized mattress as an adult twin-sized mattress? Not at Naturepedic. Our certified organic mattresses for kids are designed specifically for developing bodies. Here’s how. Be Firm with Your Kids Essential for babies, a firm sleeping surface also benefits the developing bodies of older children. Naturepedic mattresses for kids feature a steel coil innerspring, and alternating coil directions create a strong stable feel and a medium-firm support perfect for kids. This added level of firmness might seem too firm for most adult preferences, but it’s best for kids’ growing bodies. Additionally, our kid mattresses are made with a heavy duty edge support. This edge strength is a perfect reinforcement to allow adults to sit on the edge of the bed without sagging to read that bedtime story. Get On Out, Allergies In adult mattresses, organic wool and latex are awesome, but[…]

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Who’s Serious about Preserving Earth’s Natural Resources?

There are plenty of companies guilty of greenwashing. From crib mattresses to cosmetics, manufacturers around the world are flooding the market with products that contain small – virtually negligible – amounts of natural or organic substances hoping to cash in on the desire of consumers to save themselves and the environment from toxicity. But some companies are really taking the decline of environmental health seriously – Apple being one. Apple made a very smart move a year ago. In May 2013, the company hired Lisa Jackson, Obama’s former EPA administrator. Big win for Apple. Here are just a few of the company’s recent accomplishments: Their data center in Maiden, North Carolina is majorly powered by biogas fuel cells and two 20 megawatt solar arrays. It is the largest privately owned installation in the country, generating enough energy to power over 13,000 homes. Although there are days when 100% of their power is from this installation, they sometimes have to rely[…]

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