How eco-friendly are leesa's mattress materials?
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Mattress Guides says "the Leesa is eco-friendly and Certi-PUR certified as well." My Gene Food notes that "neither Leesa nor Casper mattresses are Oeko-Tex certified from top to bottom." Certi-PUR certification is of a lower standard than Oeko-Tex certification. However, they also mention Leesa's sustainability-- "donating one mattress for every 10 it sells and planting one tree for every mattress it sells."
Leesa mattresses are made with environmentally safe materials, in fact they are CertiPUR-US® Certified. This certification basically means that the mattresses are not made with ozone depleters, mercury or harsh chemicals such as formaldehyde.
If we take a closer look at Avena, the top layer of foam on a Leesa mattress, it is clear that Leesa is devoted to creating eco-friendly products. Leesa's commitment to using environmentally-safe materials plays a major role in the mattresses lack of off-gassing. The top layer is hypo-allergenic, manufactured in eco-friendly plants and 100% recyclable.
Leesa mattresses have all the standard certifications for memory foam, particularly the CertiPUR-US. This means that the foam in the mattress is made without any ozone depleters, PBDE flame retardants, formaldehyde and other heavy metals such as mercury. It also means that the VOC(Volatile Organic Compound) emission is less than 0.5 particles per million which is considered low when it comes to indoor air quality.
With all that being said, memory foam isn’t generally considered to be eco-friendly. Leesa definitely meets the industry standard of eco-friendliness for a memory foam mattress. However, if you are truly looking for the best when it comes to eco-friendly mattress options, then you might need to consider latex or spring mattresses.