Certifications, Awards & Advocacy


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The following organizations have recognized Naturepedic for its efforts in using healthier materials in its certified organic mattresses and bedding, its sustainable business practices and its focus on renewable energy and resources. Naturepedic financially supports and advocates along with these organizations who are working to make the world healthier, cleaner and more sustainable. 


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One Percent for the Planet

Naturepedic donates one percent (or more) of our annual gross income from our mattress sales to approved nonprofits which are dedicated to environmental causes.

“Naturepedic is an incredibly diligent and engaged member.” - Kate Williams, CEO

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Women's Voices for the Earth

Naturepedic is a Business Partner of Women's Voices for Earth. WVE focuses on eliminating toxic chemicals from our daily lives.

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Ecology Center

The Ecology Center educates consumers and pushes corporations to make safer and healthier products. The Ecology Center recommends Naturepedic's non-toxic, organic mattresses and bedding.

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Environmental Working Group

EWG is dedicated to health and the environment. EWG has conducted groundbreaking research on toxins. Naturepedic has won the 2016 EWG Hero award in recognition of its work leading the movement of children's environmental health in the private sector.

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American Sustainable Business Network

ASBN is a unifying organization that helps develop and advocate solutions for policymakers, business leaders, and investors that support an equitable, regenerative, and just economy that benefits all⁠—people and planet. ASBN advocates for stewardship, judicious use of resources, reinvestment and attention to sustainability through the full product lifecycle.

“Naturepedic has been with us for years now, speaking out on chemicals policy. They were one of the business leaders that helped us get the reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act.”
- David Levine, CEO

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Toxic-Free Future

Toxic-Free Future advocates for the use of safer products, chemicals, and practices through advanced research, advocacy, grassroots organizing, and consumer engagement to ensure a healthier tomorrow.

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Textile Exchange

Textile Exchange (formerly known as Organic Exchange) is a non-profit organization working toward a global textile industry that protects and restores the environment and enhances lives.

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EPA Green Power Partner

Naturepedic is a recognized EPA Green Power Partner, publicly pledging its commitment to green power. Naturepedic supports renewable wind energy by purchasing Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for 100% of its electricity usage from Green-e certified provider NativeEnergy.

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Cancer Free Economy

The CFE is a network cultivating an inclusive movement to promote healthy environments where no one gets sick because of exposure to toxic chemicals where they live, learn, work and play. The CFE seeks to effect change through a holistic approach that engages new voices and strengthens existing movements to reduce hazardous chemicals in the water we drink, the air we breathe, the food we eat and the products we use.

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Organic Trade Association

OTA's members work together to encourage and protect organic farming practices, and to share messages about the positive environmental attributes of organic products with consumers, the media, and policymakers.

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Organic Consumers Association

OCA is a grassroots non-profit organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability. The OCA deals with issues of industrial agriculture, children's health, environmental sustainability and other key topics.

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AllergyKids Foundation

AllergyKids Foundation's goal is to protect American families from allergenic substances through education and recommendations of manufacturers that provide hypoallergenic products without common allergens. AllergyKids Foundation recommends our non-toxic organic mattresses and bedding designed without latex for babies and children.

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Zero Toxics

Debra Lynn Dadd wrote the first book on toxic chemicals in consumer products in 1984 and has been educating the public about toxins ever since. She has created the Zero Toxics Product Registry as a place where makers of products can disclosure their materials in a standard format, and buyers of products who want this information can easily find and understand it.

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Kids For Saving Earth

Kids for Saving Earth educates and inspires children through teachers and parents. Since 1989, KSE has provided the “Education into Action” curriculum to thousands. KSE gave their A+ Seal of Approval to Naturepedic's organic mattresses and bedding for kids.

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The Organic Center

Naturepedic supports The Organic Center, which provides facts on organic and empowers the public to make healthy choices for your family and the planet.

“Having cooperated with Naturepedic for many years we have been consistently impressed with your dedication and commitment to supporting the community with organic mattresses and bedding. Your team spirit has been an inspiration to me.” - Jessica Shade, PhD Former Director of Science Programs

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Clean Production Action

Clean Production Action promotes a sustainable world through environmentally friendly products and has reviewed Naturepedic for our commitment to safer materials and standards that ensure organic compliance.

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Ohio Environmental Council

Naturepedic is a member and active participant of the Ohio Environmental Council, Ohio's leading advocacy council regarding environmental policy.

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Sustainable Furnishings Council

SFC focuses on promoting sustainable practices, and has given Naturepedic a Gold rating for best practice achievements including use of sustainable materials.

“Naturepedic is a wonderful company, making the most comfortable mattresses of the most healthful materials, and providing good wages and working conditions to the hands who put them all together - those are all ingredients that contribute to a good night's sleep!”
- Susan Inglis, Executive Director Emeritus/Green AP

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BlueCure Foundation

Blue Cure Foundation is dedicated to providing information on cancer prevention and treatment. Blue Cure has reviewed the Naturepedic facility and the materials used, and it recommends Naturepedic's organic mattresses and bedding.

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Regenerative Rising

Regenerative Rising is devoted to elevating and forwarding regenerative principles that expand the capability of people to lead from a living systems worldview. This nonprofit organization convenes influencers, innovators and producers from diverse communities and supports their adoption of principles that can lead to more informed and holistic problem-solving to address planetary regeneration.

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Beyond Pesticides

Beyond Pesticides is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., that protects health and the environment with science, policy, and action to lead the transition to a world free of toxic pesticides.

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Alliance For Organic Integrity

The Alliance for Organic Integrity was established with the goal of ensuring, protecting and enhancing the quality and integrity of the organic guarantee being provided to consumers. It brings together key actors from the organic sector to explore and discuss the status of organic inspection and certification, with the aim of identifying deficiencies and developing an action plan to help tackle them. 

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Protect Our Breasts

“Protect Our Breasts shares about chemicals that contribute to breast cancer, particularly during a woman’s “window of susceptibility” – up through a first full-term pregnancy. Choosing Naturepedic products ensures the avoidance of flame retardants, antimony, vinyl, and other concerning chemicals. We are incredibly grateful to Naturepedic for helping to protect our lives and those of our future generations.”
Sara Yelle, Director of Business Development, Executive Board

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Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association

JPMA is a trade organization representing companies like ourselves who manufacturer baby and infant products. JPMA is recognized as an organization dedicated to product safety. (JPMA does not currently certify any mattresses).

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Better Business Bureau

Naturepedic is a BBB-accredited business. To meet accreditation standards, Naturepedic makes a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. Naturepedic has earned and maintains a grade of "A" from the Better Business Bureau.

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Organic Farmers Association

OFA is run by farmers for farmers and works to grow a strong national organic farmer movement. With the purpose of building and supporting a national farmer-led movement and national policy platform, OFA advocates for policies that benefit organic farmers, strengthen the capacity of organic farmers and farm organizations, and support collaboration among organic farming and like-minded organizations.

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Alliance for Sustainability

The Alliance for Sustainability was created nearly 40 years ago by visionaries from around the world with a mission to co-create sustainability on a personal, organizational and planetary level. Building on their pioneering successes, the Alliance for Sustainability seeks to make sustainability mainstream through an open-hearted center of deep listening, empathy and collaboration.

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Childhood Cancer Prevention Initiative

The Childhood Cancer Prevention Initiative is a growing cross-sector collaboration aiming to reduce the use of toxic chemicals associated with cancers in spaces where children live, learn and play. The alliance includes members of the Cancer Free Economy Network that seek to confront the rising incidence of childhood cancer. The Childhood Cancer Prevention Initiative also publishes the Childhood Cancer: Cross-Sector Strategies for Prevention report.

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Mattress Recycling Council

Bye Bye Mattress is a mattress recycling program available in California, Connecticut and Rhode Island that helps people dispose of mattresses in a way that supports the community and the environment. The program is operated by the Mattress Recycling Council, a nonprofit that uses a recycling fee collected on each mattress and box spring sold to make recycling mattresses easier.

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Rodale Institute

“Rodale Institute appreciates Naturepedic’s support for the important work of Rodale Institute. For nearly 75 years Rodale Institute has been dedicated to growing the regenerative organic movement through rigorous research, farmer training, and consumer education. Widely recognized as a founder of the modern organic movement in the U.S., Rodale Institute is the global leader in regenerative organic agriculture.”
-Annie Brown, V.P., Rodale Institute

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Healthy Materials Lab

Healthy Materials Lab (HML) is a design research lab at Parsons School of Design that’s dedicated to a world in which people’s health is placed at the center of all design decisions. An interdisciplinary, international and professionally diverse collective, HML is committed to raising awareness about toxic chemicals and creating resources for the next generation of designers and architects to make healthier places for all people to live.

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Climate Collaborative

The Climate Collaborative helps companies take meaningful steps to reverse climate change, both on their own and by working together. An organization with more than 700 companies, they are committed to working collaboratively to put our nation and our world on a path to solving the climate crisis and creating a healthier, more just and more equitable world.

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is on a mission to change the lives of children with cancer through funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families and empowering everyone to help cure childhood cancer. ALSF and its supporters are propelling the world toward a future without childhood cancer “One Cup at a Time,” and believe that no idea or fundraiser is too small.

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Breast Cancer Prevention Partners

Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP) is a national organization working to eliminate toxic chemicals and other environmental exposures that lead to breast cancer. They work with communities impacted by environmental exposures linked to breast cancer, translate science into education and action, press businesses to make products safer, and help to pass health-protective laws.

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Climate Collaborative

The Climate Collaborative helps companies take meaningful steps to reverse climate change, both on their own and by working together. An organization with more than 700 companies, they are committed to working collaboratively to put our nation and our world on a path to solving the climate crisis and creating a healthier, more just and more equitable world.

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is on a mission to change the lives of children with cancer through funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families and empowering everyone to help cure childhood cancer. ALSF and its supporters are propelling the world toward a future without childhood cancer “One Cup at a Time,” and believe that no idea or fundraiser is too small.

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Healthy Child Healthy World

Naturepedic has a long-standing relationship with Healthy Child Healthy World and is recognized for its high standards. Naturepedic offers superior organic kids' bedding and mattress products that meet the HCHW's Quality Standards in the children's mattress and bedding category.

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Mattress Recycling Council

Bye Bye Mattress is a mattress recycling program available in California, Connecticut and Rhode Island that helps people dispose of mattresses in a way that supports the community and the environment. The program is operated by the Mattress Recycling Council, a nonprofit that uses a recycling fee collected on each mattress and box spring sold to make recycling mattresses easier.

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The Conservation Alliance

The Conservation Alliance is a coalition of more than 250 like-minded businesses who pool resources to fund and advocate for the protection of North America’s wild places. Since 1989, the Alliance has helped protect 73 million acres of wildlands and 3,576 river miles, remove or halt 36 dams, purchase 18 climbing areas, and designate five marine reserves. To date, they’ve awarded more than $25,000,000 in grants to 211 organizations and they’re just getting started.

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Naturepedic's Environmental Commitment Statement

Naturepedic is committed to protecting the environment through the materials sourced, products created, and business practices used. Read More.

 

Disclaimer: Naturepedic carries many certifications, awards, approvals, and recommendations. Naturepedic also belongs to various professional associations and participates in various environmental and sustainability advocacy initiatives. Naturepedic financially supports some of these organizations that share its mission of improving health and safety. Some of these organizations provide endorsements and certification programs in their operations, and some charge fees for their work in reviewing and evaluating products in connection with those programs. Some charge a licensing fee for use of their trademarks and service marks. Naturepedic has paid any applicable fees.

Naturepedic makes no "general" or "unqualified" environmental claims regarding any of its products, and attempts to meet and exceed all the standards in the FTC Green Guides. Not all Naturepedic certifications, awards, approvals, and recommendations apply to all Naturepedic products. Naturepedic does not display or otherwise use any logos which do not directly apply to Naturepedic. Naturepedic makes no medical claims regarding any of its products. For more information, please contact Naturepedic Customer Service: cs@naturepedic.com or 1-800-917-3342.