Free Naturepedic Mattresses for Hospital Nurseries

July 26, 2011

Filed under: Uncategorized — Baby Eco Trends @ 2:31 pm


There are so many reasons to love Naturepedic mattresses, America’s most trusted brand of organic cotton mattresses.  All of their certified organic cotton baby mattresses & bedding, as well as children’s mattresses & bedding, are made in the USA of materials also made or grown in the USA.  Naturepedic mattresses are 100% free of vinyl (PVC, including phthalates), toxic fire retardants and polyurethane foam, materials typically used in conventional mattresses.

Given how susceptible newborns are to the harmful effects of synthetic fire retardants and how much time they spend on a mattress, creating a natural, healthy sleep environment is imperative.  Naturepedic mattresses have been tested for chemical emissions and certified by GreenGuard to meet their strict standards for babies & children.  Their baby crib mattresses have a firm flat surface to provide ideal support in accordance with pediatrician and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) firmness recommendations.

Baby Sleeping on Certified Organic Cotton Crib Mattress

Naturepedic is certified as an organic mattress manufacturer under the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). Independent third party inspections, analysis & certification of Naturepedic’s factory are provided by the Oregon Tilth, USA’s largest certifier of organic non-food products.  Naturepedic is the only baby mattresses/pads recommend by Healthy Child Healthy World. Naturepedic mattresses & bedding are also SAFBaby approved.

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Now there is another great reason to love Naturepedic mattresses.  To give newborns a health start, Healthy Child Healthy World is giving free GreenGuard certified Naturepedic baby mattresses/pads to hospitals that have baby nurseries, birthing rooms, NICU, or other related hospital facilities.  For more information, contact Gloria at greenhospitals@healthychild.org

Petit Collage Artwork

July 5, 2011

Filed under: Product Reviews — Baby Eco Trends @ 12:50 pm


Petit Collage bamboo mobiles are one of our most popular items & now that they are fully assembled & ready to hang, we think they will be even more popular.  Available in 8 different motifs, each formaldehyde free bamboo mobile is made from sustainably harvested bamboo that is laser cut & then fully assembled by a San Francisco non-profit that employs adults with disabilities.  Each bamboo mobile arrives in a gift box that makes it ready for any gift-giving occasion.

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Petit Collage is also recognized for its eye catching waterproof, non rip fabric decals.  They stick to flat, non porous surfaces & can be removed and reused over and over without losing their stickiness.  Free of vinyl, Petit Collage wall decals do not wrinkle are lead free, phthalate free and biodegradable.


Want to hang a mirror in baby’s room but not sure if a glass mirror is a good idea in a baby’s nursery? How about a shatter proof acrylic mirror? Choose from Petit Collage’s Giraffe Mirror (which doubles as a Growth Chart), Bird Mirror or Elephant Mirror. Baby can still wonder at & play with her reflection without risk of injury.

ABC Posters are a fun & decorative way to introduce young minds to the alphabet.  Each Petit Collage ABC poster is printed with soy ink on recycled stock paper.  Available unframed (fits a standard frame) or framed in a handcrafted, Northwestern Maple frame that includes a dustcover, wire hanger & felt bumpers.  The optional frame features shatter proof acrylic, instead of glass, making it ideal for a child’s bedroom.

 

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Perhaps the most recognizable Petit Collage pieces are the Limited Edition Collage on Wood wall hangings.  No two collages are the same, as each collage is made of found, vintage & painted papers.  Shapes are hand cut and applied to FSC (Forestry Stewardship Council) Certified formaldehyde free maple with non toxic adhesives.  Then, each collage is sealed in a non toxic, water based finish with a glossy UV coat.  Collages are a limited variee of 50 & signed by artist Lorena Siminovich, pre-drilled in the back & ready to hang and enjoy.

 

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If you’re inspired to try your hand at making collages, watch Lorena on the Martha Stewart show to learn how.

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