We reviewed dozens of organic, eco-friendly and non-toxic mattress brands you can buy online. Here are our top picks for 2018.

Finding an affordable organic mattress can be daunting, but a good night’s sleep shouldn’t be elusive. We spend nearly a third of our lives sleeping, yet the average mattress contains a cocktail of chemicals and flame retardants. 

In 2018, that’s changing. A new cohort of organic and natural mattress brands are shaking things up by giving consumers options that are better for their bodies and the environment. We’ve included brands that meet the following criteria:

  • ORGANIC & NATURAL | Each of these 10 organic mattress brands use a range of healthy and non-toxic materials, including natural latex, organic cotton, organic wool and organic bamboo. None contain harsh flame retardants or toxic chemicals.

  • ECO FRIENDLY & GIVE BACK | Each mattress brand employs eco-friendly production practices and many are made in the USA, significantly reducing their environmental footprint by keeping production local. We also sought out brands that give back to their communities by donating high quality natural mattresses to families in need or participating in other charity initiatives.

  • DIRECT TO CONSUMER | The direct to consumer model allows companies to offset costs by cutting out the middleman, keeping production in house and selling directly to the consumer online. These companies are innovating ways to offer greener mattresses so you can have a healthy night’s sleep regardless of your budget.

And of course—comfort is key! Each of these brands receive top reviews for quality comfort and better sleep. Wishing you good luck in your search—let us know your favorites in the comments!

#1. Avocado Green Mattress

Organic Materials | Certified organic cotton, 100% natural latex, 100% joma New Zealand wool
Features | Rated #1 mattress by consumer reports for 2018, Made in America, 100 night free trial, 25 year warranty, Vegan mattresses available
Eco-Friendly Mattress Sizes | Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King and Cal King
Where to Buy | Online
Price of 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 and they have a line of vegan mattresses as well. 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


#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
Eco-Friendly Mattress Sizes | Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King and Cal King, sofa beds, RV beds
Where to Buy | Online
Price of Queen | $1399

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. Brentwood Home

Organic Materials | Organic cotton, natural latex, Joma New Zealand wool
Mattress Type | Organic hybrid
Features | Responsibly made in Los Angeles, 120-night free trial, 25-year warranty, in-home delivery, vegan mattress available
Eco-Friendly Mattress Sizes | Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King and Cal King
Where to Buy | Online
Price of Queen | $1295

A California brand through and through, Brentwood Home has been handcrafting natural luxury mattresses here in Los Angeles since 1987. The company sources their natural, organic, and non-toxic materials directly—following rigorous standards for environmental responsibility and the health of the consumer. Their newly launched Crystal Cove mattress is completely vegan and is GreenGuard Gold Certified. The company also partners with Carbonfund to offset their carbon footprint and gives back to a number of social and environmental initiatives.

Brentwood Home Review | "The Crystal Cove mattress is wonderful, the design is beautiful, the smell is wonderful and clean. I love that there is an option to have a firm side or a plush side. I told my husband, who agreed with me, that I have never felt supported by a mattress, like this one." — Breanna W.

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#4. 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
Eco-Friendly Mattress Sizes | Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King and Cal King
Where to Buy | Online
Price of 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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#5. Saatva

Organic Materials | Certified organic cotton cover, plant-based materials
Mattress Type | Luxury innerspring mattress
Features | Made in America, 120 day trial
Eco-Friendly Mattress Sizes | Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King and Cal King
Where to Buy | Online
Price of 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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#6. DreamCloud

Mattress Type | CertiPur Certified luxury hybrid
Features | 365 night sleep trial, Everlong warranty, free shipping, financing available
Eco-Friendly Mattress Sizes | Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King and Cal King
Where to Buy | Online
Price of Queen | $1199

Perhaps the plush-est mattress on this list, DreamCloud is a 15” luxury hybrid mattress combining latex, memory foam, handcrafted Cashmere, tufting and coil technology. Scour the reviews and you’ll find the mattress seems to suit every type of sleeper. The CertiPur Certified mattress is backed by an Everlong Warranty, plus a full year sleep trial so you can make sure it is right for you.

DreamCloud Review  | “I got the DreamCloud because I was waking up so tired in the morning and I wanted to change that. DreamCloud did exactly that, restoring my faith in mattresses by having a truly restful experience from start to finish. The base is strong and supportive, and the cover on top felt soft and snug. If you’re looking for a restorative mattress experience that will leave you sighing in relief, this is the one for you. It definitely was the one for me.” — Kimmie N

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#7. Bear Mattress

Mattress Type | CertiPur Certified foam
Features | 100 night trial
Eco-Friendly Mattress Sizes | Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King and Cal King
Where to Buy | Online
Price of 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 harsh flame retardants and 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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#8. Loom & Leaf

Mattress Type | CertiPur Certified memory foam
Features | Eco friendly production, Made in America, 120 day trial, give back to charity
Eco-Friendly Mattress Sizes | Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King and Cal King
Where to Buy | Online
Price of Queen | $1299

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 natural 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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#9. Tuft & Needle

Mattress Type | CertiPur Certified & GreenGaurd Certified memory foam
Features | Made in America, 100 night trial, highest rated on Amazon
Eco-Friendly Mattress Sizes | Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King and Cal King
Where to Buy | Online
Price of Queen | $600

Tuft & 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 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 harsh 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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#10. 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
Eco-Friendly Mattress Sizes | Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King and Cal King
Where to Buy | Online
Price of Queen | $1399

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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