Most mattresses (especially baby and children's mattresses) are made primarily from polyurethane foam. This is a petroleum product with various added chemicals which turn it into a foam. Other chemicals are then added to prevent the foam from igniting and burning (it is petroleum after all). The American Association of State Fire Marshals has called polyurethane foam "solid gasolene" and has asked the EPA to classify it as a hazardous substance. Further, most waterproofed mattresses (once again, primarily baby and children's mattresses) are made waterproof by using a vinyl surface on the mattress. Vinyl offgasses phthalates, a known toxic substance. The American Academy of Pediaricians has recognized phthalates as a suspected human carcinogen. A University of Rochester Medical School study has definitivly linked phthalates to male fertility issues. A study in the International Journal of Cancer links phthalates in vinyl to Allergies and Asthma. Eco mattresses remove these (and other) potentially harmful chemicals.
However, eco mattresses do not necessarily solve all problems. For example, many eco mattresses are made from natural latex, a known allergen (especially for children). Many also use wool which can be similarly problematic. Many eco mattresses are not waterproof, which can lead to bacteria and mold growth, particularly in baby and children's mattresses. Greenguard Environmental Institute (www.greenguard.org) and Healthy Child Healthy World (www.healthychild.org) are two independent non-profits that evaluate and recommend eco-friendly and safe mattresses.
Eco-friendly foam is made from chemicals that are less hazardous to produce, but are still just as comfortable.
It is very eco friendly.
Yes, very. If there was't an Eco-System, we would all never be alive!!!
Latex mattress are made up of blended latex foam. These mattresses are promoted as being 100 percent natural so they are eco-friendly. However, because of the blended latex foam, they also tend to be more firm than a standard spring mattress.
It is important to be eco-friendly, and to use things that are Eco-friendly. Eco-friendliness is that act of doing things that are not going to damage the ecosystem, or nature. It is things like walking instead of driving, recycling, and not littering.
Rhinos are important because....... They help balance the Eco-system.
The comfort and coil count for the mattress set for durability and comfort.
Eco-friendly, Environmentally-friendly, or Going green is important to save the earth. When you say 'eco-friendly', you are referring to a large number of things you can do. Terracycling, recycling, reusing, reducing electricity usage.. It's all important to reduce pollution and protect the earth.
it is part of the rain forest Eco system
The total number of springs in a mattress differs from mattress to mattress, but the important part of a mattress is not the number of coils, its the size of each coil. Higher quality mattresses tend to have thicker coils, which more firm mattresses tend to have smaller coils.
Www.theorganicmattress.com/ sells mattresses include certified organic cotton, eco-wool and natural rubber latex. Other organic bedding is available.
No, its a very delicate and important eco-system
eco domes are domes that are eco
The following are some foam beds available in Walmart; Spa Sensation 3" Airflow Visco Elastic Topper, Spa Sensation 4" Memory Foam Mattress-Topper, and Aerus Natural 6" Eco-friendly Memory Foam Mattress.
Mattresses are an important investment. You will end up spending 20 years or more sleeping. Therefore, it is important to choose a mattress that supports your back as you sleep. For a single mattress especially one should make sure that it has enough surface area for the sleeper in all the positions that they sleep in.
Eco- used as a prefix for words that relate to ecology or to the environment. Eco is not a abbreviation.
Because they are important to the enviorment and eco system PS and they are kinda fun to look at and to let people see them
The moon controls the tides which is important for the eco system.
It doesn't matter where you purchase. What is important is the brand of mattress and a well-trained sales associate. You could try The RoomPlace or Simmons or Tempur-Pedic. Adding on to that, I have purchased a mattress recently from an online furniture store FabFurnish and I have exactly got what I wanted. The product and service both were excellent!
Eco means to be envirmentaly friendly. Ecosystem And Eco means like your helping nature just being eco freindly.
When furnishing a bedroom, many times the main focus is on the furniture that makes up the room. It is very important that the style, color and size of the furniture agree with your tastes and compliments the room. However, many people forget how important a good mattress is while they are involved in this decorating process. When choosing a bedroom set, choosing the right mattress is equally important as the furniture that is going in the room. Whether you prefer firm, soft, pillow top, or memory foam, your mattress should give you the support you need to get a good night's rest.
When you are buying a bed there are two pieces. One is the box spring and the other mattress itself. You can use the mattress by itself but to be more comfortable you should get both pieces.
Eco means home .