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Fire Retardants in Your Bed - Another Reason to Switch to Organic Bedding

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In this previous post, I gave you to the top three reasons to switch to organic bed sheets and other linens by introducing you to the top chemicals in traditional bedding, and in my last post I discussed formaldehyde, one of the main additives. This week is all about fire retardants. 

The increase of flammable synthetic fibers in the 1970s, combined with the heavy cigarette consumption of the time (close to half of Americans smoked during that era), led to the wider use of flame retardants.  You might be...

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Formaldehyde in Your Sheets? Another Reason to Switch to Organic Bedding

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In my last post, I wrote about the three main chemicals found in conventional bedding: formaldehyde, fire retardants and pesticides. This week, we'll look into the carcinogen that irks me the most: formaldehyde. I have no doubt after reading about the negative effects of this chemical on your body, you'll be convinced to switch to organic sheets, and even change all of your linens to organic bedding, starting with these lovely organic cotton sheets.

I became intrigued with the addition of formaldehyde...

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Conventional vs Organic - What's the Difference When it Comes to Bedding?

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In my last post, I wrote about some of the reasons you should choose organic sheets and bedding for your home. This week we'll delve further into the differences between conventional bedding and organic bedding options. We know that organic sheets, comforters, duvet covers, pillow cases, mattress pads, etc, are better for our health because they don't have the chemicals that conventional bedding has. But what are those chemicals? Here are the top 3:



Formaldehyde is used as a wrinkle resistant in sheets. You also recognize it as a preservative for dead...

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Why Choose Organic Sheets

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In my last blog, I talked about how cool bamboo is and why it's so great for use in sheets. Bamboo's natural antimicrobial properties, super-fast growth, and ability to resist bugs without pesticides are all reasons I love bamboo. Not only is it eco-friendly but it makes for very soft sheets. Love!

We spend so much time in our beds. Even during those crazy weeks, if you only slept five hours each night, you'd still be spending 35 hours each week in your sheets. Most likely, and I sure hope, you are sleeping much...

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Sustainable Natural Bedding - Bamboo is Super Cool

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When I left home for school at Texas Tech University, my parents promptly downsized, and the house they moved to was a terribly ugly place. But my parents, they are visionaries. Within six months' time the "tree house" was a total gem with its modern yet homey feel and, you guessed it, view of the tree tops. The yard was lovely as well, and just on the other side of the fence was a tall, lanky plant I'm sure I'd seen previously, but I hadn't really thought much about. My mom explained it was bamboo and very invasive, and she didn't want it creeping in, taking over...

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