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Flammable Mattresses

Green Sleep: Mattress Matters

Mindy Pennybacker | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green
Mindy Pennybacker

Recent tests commissioned by the Chicago Tribune found that popular baby mattresses were hotbeds of toxic flame retardants.

Tip #2 for the 44th Prez: Buy Better Mattresses

Emily Main | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Emily Main

For a while, mattresses were treated with flame-retardant chemicals called PBDEs until it was discovered that some PBDEs could hinder brain development in young children.