Of all the elements that affect your sleep these days, probably one you haven’t thought of is the level of “green” in your bedroom. (And no, I’m not talking about the color of your sheets.) What I’m talking about is organic bedding. The environment you’re sleeping in can truly affect the amount of quality sleep you’re getting each night. This can include many things in you’re bedroom and going green in your room doesn’t have to be difficult. Let’s go over some easy fixes for sleeping in a greener and safer environment.
According to Huffington Post, there are simple solutions to sleeping greener. Bedding made of conventional cotton can be among the biggest offenders of toxins, specifically pesticides. Air mattresses are also known to promote the growth of mold. Air mattresses and conventional bedding are also often treated with harmful and dangerous chemical fire retardants.
Six Steps to Greener Sleeping
Making your bedroom healthy and greener is imperative but also can be easy. Here’s a simple checklist to begin making your bedroom safer for living and sleeping.
We’ve only just scratched the surface of the options on creating a greener bedroom. There are many resources out there when it comes to sleeping toxin-free and as you can see, a lot of them are affordable and quick changes that can be done this week. After all, it is only Monday! Let us know if you try any of these green solutions and if they work for you.
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