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Polyester Mattresses

Polyester Mattresses
With all materials, natural or man-made, both positive and negative attributes will be found when considering the whole Life Cycle Assessment. For example, there is large quantities of methane as part of the wool production cycle, polyester is not biodegradable and there is a huge quantity of water required for growing cotton.

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An Honest View on Polyester and Latex Mattresses

An Honest View on Polyester and Latex Mattresses

If you want to know more about whether a product is safe, be skeptical researching on the internet. Most so-called information pages will be manufacturers promoting their own products and often claim their competition uses unsafe materials.  This makes life confusing for the public trying to find out the truth. If you look hard enough and long enough, you will always find something to be concerned about.

I have worked 35 years in the mattress industry and have seen many different materials used in mattresses so I hope my impartial advice will help you understand a little more about whether you should buy Polyester, Latex or a combination of both.

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Polyester - the FACTS

Polyester - the FACTS
In this complicated world we live in, the materials used in mattresses are no exception. There are many good reasons why you just can't say natural materials are good and manmade are bad. Most poisons, neurotoxins and allergens are virtually all natural! If you look at any material hard enough you will find pros and cons.

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Buy With Confidence Trading Standards Approved

Buy With Confidence Trading Standards Approved
The Buy With Confidence scheme provides consumers with a list of businesses which have given their commitment to trading fairly. Buy With Confidence is run through the cooperation of a number of Trading Standards Services. Being based in Devon, we are part of the Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service scheme. It is administered by local authority Trading Standards Services directly.

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What is a Vegan Mattress?

What is a Vegan Mattress?

A Vegan mattress should take into account Vegan beliefs and lifestyle. Firstly (and obviously) it’s important it contains no animal product at all. But that is not all!

We also believe it is also just as important to contain no flame retardants or adhesives. No adhesives because they many contain animal products and formaldehyde, which is a highly toxic systemic poison. Many latex, coir fibre and natural mattresses use adhesives in large quantities to glue the mattress fillings together.

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