The Futon Shop

The Futon Shop has a strong commitment to our planet, our country and towards bringing the best organic and eco-friendly futon, sofa bed & organic furniture options for the health and comfort of our customers
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The Futon Shop Mattress Warranty


Congratulations, you’ve purchased one of the finest hand made organic/green mattresses by The Futon Shop (TFS). All the green futons and organic mattresses manufactured by TFS are constructed with various grades of organic, staple, blended and recycled cotton, virgin wool, innerspring bonnell and pocket coils, naturalux pure latex, Soy-based memory foam and soy-foam inserts.…

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What mattress is the best if I have back problems?

There is no single mattress style or type that works for all people. Although any mattress that helps someone sleep without pain and stiffness is the best mattress for that individual. A good mattress should provide back support for the natural curves and alignment of the spine. The right amount of back support also helps you avoid muscle soreness in the morning. While there is not much clinical…

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Will my mattress lump?

Futons have come a long way. Ten to fifteen years ago, futon mattresses did not have any foam core and the cotton options were limited. Most shops selling futon mattresses presently do not know what kind of cotton is inside their mattresses, and they just sell low price futon mattresses. You get the mattress home and within a few months your mattress has slid half way down your frame, has a huge…

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Will my mattress have a odor?

All manufactured products have odors based on their components


Cotton sometimes has a fresh field odor. Truly organic cotton is not treated with anything nor is it bleached or washed it is organic from the field. Also if a cotton mattress is in a bag it needs to be aired out a few days to get the petro-chemical odor from the plastic bag.

Click to see some Cotton Mattresses.



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What are VOC’s and why should you sleep on a bed with the lowest levels

VOC, which stand for Volatile Organic Compounds are a chemicals that are released into the air as gasses from solids and liquids, some have long term and short term health effects according to the EPA. A large source of the problem is mattresses located in the safety of ones bedroom, the off-gassing stays inside and is breathed in over the life span of the mattress causing lasting effects. VOCS…

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Off-gassing, or chemical odors, is one issue that is often listed by those considering memory foam.

About 15% of people who buy a memory foam mattress report a noticeable odor. For most people, this is a just a minor annoyance that dissipates within a few days to a few weeks. However, a small percentage of people may report respiratory irritation and other symptoms like nausea and headaches.


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Wool – The Natural Fire Retardant

Wool mattress

Wool mattress

Natural Fire Retardants used at The Futon Shop:

1) wool
2) Boric Acid

The Futon Shop follows the rules and regulation of 16 CFR 1633 and uses possible natural flame retardants to keep with their mission to stay eco-friendly in their mattresses.

Wool is also used in The Futon Shop mattresses and is organic, chemical free, and pesticide free. But most importantly with fire retardants,…

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Bed Bugs & Dust Mites

Bed Bugs

What are bed bugs?

Bed bugs have been found to look like small, oval brown insects that are found in beds. These bugs have flat bodies the size of an apple seeds. After feedings their bodies swell and turn reddish.

Where do they live?

They live in floors, walls, ceilings, and beds. The female bedbugs lay hundreds of eggs the size of a dot of dust. Bedbugs travel to your bed when…

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The Futon Shop offers a wide array of Organic & Green Mattresses with different feels. If you are looking for a Extra Firm Mattress here is a break down of the Extra Firm Mattresses The Futon Shop offers by ingredients.

Latex Mattresses

Serenity Plus Organic Latex Wool and Cotton Mattress – Premier Selection

Organic Latex and Cotton Mattress

Serenity Latex Futon Mattress – Eco-friendly


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The Futon Shop offers a wide array of Organic & Green Mattresses with different feels. If you are looking for a Firm Mattress here is a break down of the Firm Mattresses The Futon Shop offers by ingredients.

Latex Mattresses

Comfort Rest Organic Latex Mattress

Heaven Natural Latex Mattress

Cozy Comfort Natural Organic Latex and Spring Futon Bed Mattress

Soy Foam Mattresses

Perfect Comfort


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