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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.

Eco Etiquette: Used Mattresses - Icky Or Eco?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. We need a new mattress fo...

Eco Etiquette: Should I Freak Out About Formaldehyde In Baby Furniture?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Childhood cancers are on the rise; the more than 80,000 unregulated industrial chemicals now on the market in the US likely have something to do with it.

Top 10 Ways to Get a Great Night's Sleep

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Yesterday I read on Rodale.com that a new study shows that not only are many insomniacs depressed, but also poor sleep might actually cause depression...

A Green Night's Sleep

Huffington Post | Johanna Smtih | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If you spend your waking hours consuming organic local celeriac and fretting about mountaintop removal coal mining practices, you might consider green...

Tip #4 for #44: Upgrade Your Kids' Digs

Emily Main | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Emily Main

Kids' rooms can symbolize our collective hopes for a greener future. Herewith, our suggestions for eco-minded, sleepover-friendly bedrooms.

What IS An Organic Mattress?

New York Times | Julie Scelfo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In recent decades, most mattresses have been made either with metal springs sandwiched between layers of polyurethane foam, or with just foam. In show...

Organic Crib Mattresses For A Safer Baby

Eco Child's Play | Jennifer Lance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With our first child, we just grabbed any old crib mattress and went on our merry way. Turns out, she was a terrible horrible very bad sleeper. And wh...