Certifications, Awards & Advocacy


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The following organizations have recognized Naturepedic for its efforts in using healthier materials in its certified organic mattresses and bedding, its sustainable business practices and its focus on renewable energy and resources. Naturepedic financially supports and advocates along with these organizations who are working to make the world healthier, cleaner and more sustainable. 


One Percent for the Planet

Naturepedic donates one percent (or more) of our annual gross income from our mattress sales to approved nonprofits which are dedicated to environmental causes.

“Naturepedic is an incredibly diligent and engaged member.” - Kate Williams, CEO

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Women's Voices for the Earth

Naturepedic is a Business Partner of Women's Voices for Earth. WVE focuses on eliminating toxic chemicals from our daily lives.

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Vegan

Several Naturepedic mattresses are offered without wool and vegan certified. No animal derived ingredients or materials are used in these products

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The Ecology Center

The Ecology Center educates consumers and pushes corporations to make safer and healthier products. The Ecology Center recommends Naturepedic's non-toxic, organic mattresses and bedding.

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Environmental Working Group

EWG is dedicated to health and the environment. EWG has conducted groundbreaking research on toxins. Naturepedic has won the 2016 EWG Hero award in recognition of its work leading the movement of children's environmental health in the private sector.

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American Sustainable Business Council

ASBC endorses Naturepedic for its dedication towards a non-toxic and sustainable future through advocacy and sustainably sourced and healthier organic mattresses. ASBC advocates for stewardship, judicious use of resources, reinvestment, and attention to sustainability through the full product lifecycle.

“Naturepedic has been with us for years now, speaking out on chemicals policy. They were one of the business leaders that helped us get the reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act.”
- David Levine, CEO

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Toxic-Free Future

Toxic-Free Future advocates for the use of safer products, chemicals, and practices through advanced research, advocacy, grassroots organizing, and consumer engagement to ensure a healthier tomorrow.

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Textile Exchange

Textile Exchange (formerly known as Organic Exchange) is a non-profit organization working toward a global textile industry that protects and restores the environment and enhances lives.

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EPA Green Power Partner

Naturepedic is a recognized EPA Green Power Partner, publicly pledging its commitment to green power. Naturepedic supports renewable wind energy by purchasing Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for 100% of its electricity usage from Green-e certified provider NativeEnergy.

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Ohio Sustainable Business Council

OSBC believes that small businesses such as ourselves play a key role in growing our economy in a manner that creates good jobs and lays the foundation for sustainable economic growth.

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Organic Trade Association

OTA's members work together to encourage and protect organic farming practices, and to share messages about the positive environmental attributes of organic products with consumers, the media, and policymakers.

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Organic Consumers Association

OCA is a grassroots non-profit organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability. The OCA deals with issues of industrial agriculture, children's health, environmental sustainability and other key topics.

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AllergyKids Foundation

AllergyKids Foundation's goal is to protect American families from allergenic substances through education and recommendations of manufacturers that provide hypoallergenic products without common allergens. AllergyKids Foundation recommends our non-toxic organic mattresses and bedding designed without latex for babies and children.

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Healthy Child Healthy World

Naturepedic has a long-stanidng relationship with Healthy Child Healthy World and is recognized for its high standards. Naturepedic offers superior organic kids' bedding and mattress products that meet the HCHW's Quality Standards in the children's mattress and bedding category.

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Kids For Saving Earth

Kids for Saving Earth educates and inspires children through teachers and parents. Since 1989, KSE has provided the “Education into Action” curriculum to thousands. KSE gave their A+ Seal of Approval to Naturepedic's organic mattresses and bedding for kids.

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The Organic Center

Naturepedic supports The Organic Center, which provides facts on organic and empowers the public to make healthy choices for your family and the planet.

“Having cooperated with Naturepedic for many years we have been consistently impressed with your dedication and commitment to supporting the community with organic mattresses and bedding. Your team spirit has been an inspiration to me.” - Jessica Shade, PhD Director of Science Programs

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Clean Production Action

Clean Production Action promotes a sustainable world through environmentally friendly products and has reviewed Naturepedic for our commitment to safer materials and standards that ensure organic compliance.

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Ohio Environmental Council

Naturepedic is a member and active participant of the Ohio Environmental Council, Ohio's leading advocacy council regarding environmental policy.

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Zero Toxics

Debra Lynn Dadd wrote the first book on toxic chemicals in consumer products in 1984 and has been educating the public about toxins ever since. She has created the Zero Toxics Product Registry as a place where makers of products can disclosure their materials in a standard format, and buyers of products who want this information can easily find and understand it.

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BlueCure Foundation

Blue Cure Foundation is dedicated to providing information on cancer prevention and treatment. Blue Cure has reviewed the Naturepedic facility and the materials used, and it recommends Naturepedic's organic mattresses and bedding.

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National Consumers League

The National Consumers League is the nation’s oldest consumer organization and advocates on behalf of consumers regarding marketplace and workplace issues.

“The National Consumers League supports the development of bonafied certified organic products of all kinds that are free of pesticides, toxic chemicals and other contaminants. They help keep consumers safe from exposure to toxic ingredients whose long-term effects can be hazardous and even lethal.”  -Sally Greenberg, Executive Director

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Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association

JPMA is a trade organization representing companies like ourselves who manufacturer baby and infant products. JPMA is recognized as an organization dedicated to product safety. (JPMA does not currently certify any mattresses).

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Better Business Bureau

Naturepedic is a BBB-accredited business. To meet accreditation standards, Naturepedic makes a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. Naturepedic has earned and maintains a grade of "A" from the Better Business Bureau.

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Naturepedic's Environmental Commitment Statement

Naturepedic is committed to protecting the environment through the materials sourced, products created, and business practices used. Read More.

 

Disclaimer: Naturepedic carries many certifications, awards, approvals, and recommendations. Naturepedic also belongs to various professional associations and participates in various environmental and sustainability advocacy initiatives. Naturepedic financially supports some of these organizations that share its mission of improving health and safety. Some of these organizations provide endorsements and certification programs in their operations, and some charge fees for their work in reviewing and evaluating products in connection with those programs. Some charge a licensing fee for use of their trademarks and service marks. Naturepedic has paid any applicable fees.

Naturepedic makes no "general" or "unqualified" environmental claims regarding any of its products, and attempts to meet and exceed all the standards in the FTC Green Guides. Not all Naturepedic certifications, awards, approvals, and recommendations apply to all Naturepedic products. Naturepedic does not display or otherwise use any logos which do not directly apply to Naturepedic. Naturepedic makes no medical claims regarding any of its products. For more information, please contact Naturepedic Customer Service: cs@naturepedic.com or 1-800-917-3342.