The 10 Best Organic, Natural & Eco Friendly Mattresses For The Healthy Home

 Organic & Non-Toxic Mattresses

A good night’s sleep shouldn’t be elusive. We spend nearly a third of our lives sleeping, yet studies show that the average mattress contains a cocktail of toxic chemicals and flame retardants that can lead to long term diseases, skin irritations and respiratory problems.

The online mattress companies below use a range of safer materials, like natural latex, organic cotton, and organic bamboo—none contain harsh flame retardants or toxic chemicals. Many of the brands in this guide are also made in America, significantly reducing their environmental footprint by keeping production in the US and by selling direct to the consumer. Additionally, several of the listed brands give back to their communities by donating high quality mattresses to families in need. 

As we curated this list, it was important to include the online mattress companies that focus on minimal environmental impact at a range of price points.  The direct to consumer model allows these companies to offset their costs by cutting out the middleman, keeping production in house and selling directly to the consumer online or through their own showrooms. These companies are innovating ways to offer greener mattresses so you can have a good night’s sleep regardless of your budget.


1. Avocado Green Mattress

Organic Materials | Certified organic cotton, 100% natural latex, 100% joma New Zealand wool
Mattress Type | Organic hybrid
Features | Rated #1 mattress by consumer reports for 2018, Made in America, 100 night free trial, 25 year warranty
Where to Buy | Online  
Price | Queen $1399

Avocado Green Mattress is one of the most affordable natural and organic hybrid mattresses on the market—and our top pick for both sustainability and comfort. Avocado was also rated the #1 mattress (across all categories) by Consumer Reports for 2018. In 2015, co-founders Alex and Jeff D’Andrea were in search of an affordable mattress for their family that was safe and non-toxic — a mattress that didn’t rely on petroleum-based polyurethane foam, toxic fire retardants, chemical adhesives, dangerous pesticides, or other off-gassing chemicals. In a crowded marketplace filled with options, Alex and Jeff couldn’t find a truly green mattress at a price point they could afford so they set out to make luxury mattresses as non-toxic as possible. Avocado Mattresses are handmade to order in sunny California by people who are paid a just and living wage and the full mattress is Greenguard Gold certified. As members of 1% for the Planet, they actively give back to support urgent environmental and social initiatives. Avocado is truly a standout in the industry. 

Avocado Mattress Review |  "I was reticent to buy sight unseen. I did literally hundreds of hours researching beds and going to mattress companies locally to test beds. At the end of the day my gut instinct kept me going back to Avocado. We are so happy we made this decision... If you are thinking about a new mattress do not hesitate to put Avocado Green Mattress to the top of your list." — Sharon G

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2. Plushbeds

Organic Materials | Certified organic latex, 100% certified organic cotton & wool
Mattress Type | Organic latex & memory foam options
Features | Made In America100 night free trial, 25 year warranty
Where to Buy | Online  
Price | Queen starting at $1199

Plushbeds also makes it to the top of our list for offering a thorough selection of certified organic and eco-friendly mattresses at accessible prices. Each of their mattresses are GreenGuard Gold Certified, a certification that less than 1% of all mattresses receive, ensuring that a product has met some of the world's most rigorous and comprehensive standards for low chemical emissions. They offer a 100 day trial period and a 25 year warranty, free shipping, free return pickups & 0% APR financing. 

Pushbeds Mattress Review | "This bed is by far one of the best investments I've ever made! I've struggled with neck and back pain most of my life and never thought I would find relief in a bed but that's exactly what happened. My husband and I couldn't be happier with our purchase from Plushbeds and would definitely recommend this product to anyone!" — Brandi Perry

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3. Zenhaven

Organic Materials | All natural latex, 100% organic New Zealand wool, and organic cotton
Mattress Type | Talalay latex
Features | Eco friendly production, Made in America, 120 day trial
Where to Buy | Online  
Price | Queen $1899

The Zenhaven Mattress is made of 100% all-natural Talalay latex, which is naturally hypoallergenic and resistant to mold, microbes, and dust mites. We are enthusiastic supporters of the Talalay manufacturing process, which is entirely water based and produces minimal amounts of environmentally harmful byproducts. Each mattress is made using eco-friendly materials including natural latex, 100% organic New Zealand wool, and organic cotton, and is crafted here in the U.S. which significantly reduces the company's carbon footprint. Their product performs with the best traditional mattress companies across categories, but integrates more ethics and is sold for half the price.

Zenhaven Mattress Review | "Zenhaven's natural latex mattress comes with two sides, each with its own softness, and I prefer the "luxury plush" side, which is still quite firm in my book. If you like a firm mattress, you will be very happy." — Maxwell Ryan

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4. Saatva

Organic Materials | Certified organic cotton cover, plant-based materials
Mattress Type | Luxury innerspring mattress
Features | Made in America, 120 day trial
Where to Buy | Online  
Price | Queen $999

Saatva is a leading disruptor in a worn out mattress industry. Saatva creates luxury innerspring mattresses with a certified organic cotton cover and Euro Pillow top and their model solidly cuts out the middle-man, meaning their mattresses are sold at a fraction of the cost of traditional luxury mattresses. Their disruptive model goes further than distribution, each of their mattresses is made with plant based, eco-friendly materials and is crafted here in America.

Saatva Mattress Review | "I am a budget shopper, but after countless beds on sale and nights with less than stellar sleep, I caved. I called Saatva with twenty questions before I pulled the credit card lever... The bed came and it has been the best sleep my husband I have ever gotten and it has been that way for TWO years now." — Dutch

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5. Spindle Mattress

Organic Materials | Organic cotton, all-natural latex, natural wool
Mattress Type | All-natural latex
Features | Eco-friendly production, Made in America, 10 Year Warranty
Where to Buy | Online  
Price | Queen $1350

Spindle was founded by a 4th generation mattress maker on a mission: build remarkable mattresses and sell them at reasonable prices. Their natural latex mattresses are about as simple as you can get. The botanically derived product that is made from the sap of a rubber tree and is dust mite, mildew, and mold resistant. Their natural latex is inserted into an 100% organic cotton case topped with wool padding. Pretty simple. No weird sounding chemicals, unidentified gels or foams, just an American Made mattress crafted with high end materials that are simple and good for you.

Live & Sleep Mattress Review | "We have had our Spindle mattress for about two months now, and absolutely love it. We searched far and wide and for way too long for a new mattress. We couldn't be happier with our choice. Have never slept better. We are now latex mattress converts. And in addition to making a great product, Spindle also goes above and beyond to provide excellent customer service." — Molly D.

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6. Happsy 

Organic Materials | Certified organic cotton, organic wool, organic latex
Mattress Type | Organic hybrid
Features | Made in America, 120 night trial, 10 year warranty, give back  to charity
Where to Buy | Online
Price | Queen $1199

Everything in the Happsy mattress was designed for comfort, breathability and healthier, happier sleep. It features certified organic, sustainably harvested and environmentally-friendly materials, while eliminating the harsh chemicals, foams and adhesives used by conventional mattress brands. They have a range of organic and health certifications and the company gives back a portion of their profits (1% For The Planet), employing honest and transparent practices in every aspect of their business. 

Happsy Mattress Review | “This mattress is really comfortable! Who knew getting an organic mattress would be so easy online. I also appreciated the extra effort that Happsy went through to obtain certifications to back their claims”. — M.W. 

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7. Loom & Leaf

Mattress Type | CertiPur Certified memory foam
Features | Eco friendly production, Made in America, 120 day trial, give back to charity
Where to Buy | Online
Price | Queen $1099

Loom & Leaf is Saatva's memory foam line. While memory foam is not an all-natural material, Loom & Leaf's mattresses are CertiPUR-US certified, meaning that the foam is both free from harmful chemicals, as well as low on VOCs. Their mattresses compare to higher end memory foam options like iComfort and Tempur-Pedic, but their mattresses are sold at a fraction of the cost. Like Saatva, their mattresses are made with plant based, eco-friendly materials and crafted here in America. The company also gives back by donating hundreds of mattresses to high-need organizations around the country. Loom & Leaf can deliver and set up in your home. 

Loom & Leaf Mattress Review | "This mattress is wonderful... It supports your body without causing pressure point discomfort. It feels luxurious. As someone who has scoliosis, a fused spine, and hip problems, I cannot recommend this mattress enough." — Angie Lewis

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8. Tuft & Needle

Mattress Type | CertiPur Certified & GreenGaurd Certified memory foam
Features | Made in America, 100 night trial, highest rated on Amazon
Where to Buy | Online
Price | Queen $600

Tuft and Needle was founded by John-Thomas Marino & Daehee Park in 2013. At the time, the two were engineers in Silicon Valley and both become fed up with the confusion, high prices and general lack of consumer focus that was the standard in the mattress industry. We are glad they made the leap, because we’ve been sleeping on one of their mattresses for 3 years now and couldn’t be happier. Their American Made mattresses are shipped to your door in a box and after you give them a few hours to expand they are ready to go. We’ve loved the product and consistently recommend it to friends. Tuft is Certi-Pur certified, ensuring the mattresses are made without hard flame retardants and chemicals. 

Tuft & Needle Mattress Review | "After sleeping on the Tuft and Needle mattress for a little more than a week, my wife and I are extremely happy... I had started to develop lower back and a hip issue that has disappeared after a week on this mattress." — David

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9. Luxi 

Mattress Type | CertiPur Certified foam
Features | Made in America, 100 night trial, 10 year warranty
Where To Buy | Online
Price | Queen $1299

Father and daughter co-founders, Shannon Farley and David Farley, believe that getting great sleep is what sets you up to have great days. Created to address the troubling number of mattresses that litter the world’s landfills, the Luxi 3-in-1 mattress is completely adjustable by flipping the eco-friendly layers to create either a soft, medium or firm feel. They design, engineer and manufacture in the USA with Certi-pur certified foam made without PBDEs, flame retardants and formaldehydes.   

Luxi Mattress Review | “It's absolute genius how they made the individual pillars to adjust for each part of your body. We've been sleeping on the Luxi for a month now and I am thrilled.” — D. Hopkins

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10. Bear Mattress

Mattress Type | CertiPur Certified foam
Features | 100 night trial
Where to Buy | Online
Price | Queen $840

The Bear Mattress is targeted for athletes and people living a healthy, active lifestyle. The bed is designed with Celliant™ gel responsive textile technology which naturally boosts your oxygen and circulation levels. The result is a bed that helps people sleep better and recover faster, with all sizes under $1000. The company is Certi-Pur certified, ensuring the mattresses are made without hard flame retardants and harsh chemicals. 

Bear Mattress Review | "Since I've been having lower back problems for the past few years, I decided it was time to invest in a mattress that supported not only my sleep, but also my health. And I've not been disappointed. I've slept comfortably and soundly since my mattress arrived." — Morgan R. 

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