Is a Nectar Mattress Eco-Friendly?
Nectar Mattresses are eco-friendly. Nectar mattresses use a tencel cover and vegetable-based polyurethane for their memory foam. All certified flexible polyurethane foams are tested and analyzed twice in the first year, and re-certified annually thereafter. We only have one earth out there, and it’s important to Nectar to keep it clean and liveable — not just for us, but for our animal friends too.
Nectar’s Cooling Cover is Made from Tencel
Nectar custom mills their cooling covers from tencel and the highest quality organic long staple cotton that was rainfed and grown with natural fertilizers (never chemicals). Made from a sustainable wood cellulose, which is then turned into a super small fiber that is both breathable and comfy. That makes for a super cool and breathable sleep.
And as for Nectar’s cotton, they source only the finest Fair Trade & GOTS certified non-GMO organic cotton that has been hand-picked, loomed, and dyed with low-impact dyes.
Memory Foam is Made of Polyurethane Layers
Nectar takes extra steps to use foams that meet rigorous standards for emissions, content, performance, and durability. The foam layers – which are made primarily of vegetable-based polyurethane – include “Lush” 1-inch four lb semi-open fast-recovery gel memory foam, a 3-inch 3.5lb memory foam with medical grade cooling and recovery levels and finally a 2.2 lb high-density base foam. That’s a lot of scientific talk to say that our mattress is latex-free and also naturally resistant to bed bugs and dust mites. A double win!
As far as chemicals, Nectar’s memory foams are CertiPUR-US® certified, a 3rd party global rating standard, which means that it meets rigorous standards for emissions, content, performance, and durability. The CertiPUR-US® certification of Nectar’s foams means that it is
- Made without ozone depleters
- Made without PBDEs, TDCPP or TCEP (“Tris”) flame retardants
- Made without mercury, lead and heavy metals
- Made without formaldehyde
- Made without phthalates regulated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission
- Low VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) emissions for indoor air quality (less than 0.5 parts per million)
Nectar mattresses are built to last and backed by a lifetime warranty, which means that Nectar cuts down on landfill use of mattresses by offering one that’s not going to be gone in five or six years. Your Nectar is going to be with you for as long as you love it — and after you sleep on it, we’re sure that means the rest of your life.
So now that you know Nectar is a great way to love the earth, try one for yourself! You can celebrate being eco-friendly while saving $125 dollars and getting two free pillows.