Benefits of Eco-Friendly Bedding
July 27, 2012
We have all heard the phrase you are what you eat, often as a stern warning from mothers when we struggle to finish our vegetables. But, a new twist on the age-old saying needs to be introducedyou are what you sleep on. Organic, eco-friendly clothing has become a popular trend, but organic bedding is close on its heels. In a world where slight environmental alterations can cause allergic reactions in people of all ages, it is good to know there is a safer alternative, particularly while we sleep! Wendy Martinenas, an associate at William Raveis Southport, explains the benefits of eco-friendly bedding in her post below. She also references a very informative article on the subject. You can read more about eco-housing and living on her blog.
I was curious about the real benefits of organic bedding and came across this article from Natural Home and Garden which I am reposting as it is very informative.
Essentially it states that regular bedding is not too terrible from a toxin stand point which is nice to hear especially since we spend a lot of time in our beds. However, an eco friendly bed is still most definitely a healthier alternative making it an excellent choice for people with sensitivities. The earth benefits too in that pesticides used to create conventional cotton are not introduced into our soil and water. I dont know about you but the thought of sleeping on an all-natural bed sounds dreamy to me. Read the full article