Vegetables are awesome to eat, but they also serve as a sustainable raw material in making bio-based fabrics. Well played, veggies!
In time for Las Vegas Market*, Naturepedic is announcing the use of this plant-based fabric to wrap the coils in its EOS organic mattress. Similar bio-based fabric is already used in European mattresses, but Naturepedic is the first to use it in the U.S.
Of course we take things a few steps further (because that’s how we are!) First, our fabric is being sourced from non-GMO plants. Next, we’ve come up with a special process to securely seal the coils with the bio-based fabric without the need for adhesives. The individual wrapped coils are then collectively encased in an organic cotton fabric zippered case for greater ease of installation and added durability.
EOS will of course continue to include plenty of organic cotton, wool, and, depending on the configuration, GOLS-certified organic latex. Bio-based fabric is just another sustainable addition.
Yet another way veggies are working for you!
*Las Vegas Market is a HUGE trade show held twice a year in, of course, Las Vegas. Home furnishings, décor and gift manufacturers set up to attract the eyes of buyers for retail stores from all over the U.S. and beyond. This industry show brings in some 50,000 buyers looking to snag the latest, coolest and best new items to sell in their stores. Naturepedic’s display can be found in the Specialty Sleep Association Showroom (C1565). Summer Market 2014 runs July 27 through 31.