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What is a Sustainable Mattress?

Sustainable Mattress

Sustainability – The quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance.

Sustainable mattress companies make their products with organic and natural materials in a sustainable manner. They are committed to meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

“What’s It Made Of?” Initiative

5 Traits of Truly Sustainable and Ethical Brands

Integrity in business goes beyond simply standing behind your products and adhering to rules and laws. The 5 traits below are associated with brands that are truly sustainable and ethical brands. These are important qualities, that many consumers would like to see, from the brands where they invest their dollars.

How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Your carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gasses you consume during your ordinary activities. Greenhouse gases are gases that contribute to the warming of the earth, by absorbing infrared radiation and spreading the heat back to the earth and the oceans. The belief is that greenhouse gases contribute to global warming and climate change.

The Importance of Buying Sustainable Products

Sustainability has become a way of life for many of today’s consumers. They make an effort to buy greener, healthier and more sustainable products from greener companies. Think about it – each purchase you make, has health, environmental, and social impacts.

Shopping: Online or at Brick and Mortar Stores – Which is More Eco-Friendly?

The holiday shopping season is here, and when it comes to shopping, there are some very mixed messages out there about which is greener: shopping online or at an actual, physical brick and mortar store.

40 Ways to Reduce Air Pollution and Your Carbon Footprint

With the issues of air pollution and carbon footprints at the forefront of our minds nowadays, it is important to find effective ways that will enable you to reduce them. It is a fact that each time you mow the lawn, turn on a household appliance, or even turn on a light, you’re polluting the air around you.

Eco-Friendly Driving Tips

 

The United States is home to more than 300 million people, and a great number of those people over the age of 16 (in most states) drive at some point during an average day. These high numbers leave a lot of potential harm for the planet riding our roads each and every day.

But there are things you can do as a driver that can help to scale back the harm you do on the road.

10 Ways Your Pet Can Reduce His Carbon Paw Print

As an eco-friendly pet owner, you already know a thing or two about reducing your own carbon footprint. But did you know there are moves you can make that will reduce the paw print your precious pet leaves behind too?

These small moves you can make will help you create a more earth-friendly pet experience for your entire family – including your pet.