Optimal Material For Mattresses: Natural Latex

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I’ve come to the conclusion that natural latex is the optimal mattress-making material. I’ve tried all kinds of mattresses: goose down, wool, foam, cotton futons and box spring mattresses. But I have to say that my first few nights sleeping on a latex mattress were the most comfortable I ever experienced.

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Slightly More Efficient: Target Begins Selling Bamboo Sheets and Towels

Target has begun selling bamboo sheets and towels. They are reasonably priced at $40 for a sheet set, and $20 for two towels. Unfortunately, the bamboo content is not all that high — 60% for the sheets and 40% for the towels, and the rest of the fabric is conventional cotton (which requires large amounts […]

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New Sustainable Pillows

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Pangaya has justed added a new line of sustainably produced pillows. Luckystone Living Design™ accent pillows are individually crafted by hand using organic and sustainable materials. The pillows are made from a durable sateen made of 91% organic wool and 9% organic ramie. The pillows are made individually when they are ordered. Available from: Pangaya […]

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Meta-Efficient: Buckwheat Pillows

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The Chinese and Japanese discovered centuries ago that buckwheat hull pillows are light and fully adjustable. The Japanese in particular spent a great deal of time researching pillows, even trying porcelain pillows to achieve a healthy state of body called “Su-Kan-Soku-Netsu” or a balancing of cold and heat. Eventually they decided that pillows made of […]

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