As general awareness of toxic chemicals found in furniture and bedding is growing, it’s only natural that there are more and more companies specializing in low VOC furniture that only use safe nontoxic materials. In this review, we’ll present some of the leading nontoxic furniture brands with a focus on nontoxic bed frames.
With a low VOC bed frame and an organic mattress, you can cut your exposure to dangerous chemicals, such as formaldehyde, and improve your sleep quality. To help you create a nontoxic bedroom, we’ve picked a selection of non toxic bed frames with different styles and prices, have a look:
Avocado Mattress specializes in organic bedding, but they’ve also offer a small but beautiful collection of low VOC bedroom furniture. Avocado Reclaimed Wood Bed Frame is handmade in California. It’s made of solid Douglas Fir and contains no MDF, particle boards, or toxic glued and stains. Avocado doesn’t use traditional lacquers or varnishes known to contain harsh chemicals which can have a damaging effect on your health. They use zero-VOC Ecos® WoodShield stain instead, which is organic, non toxic and odor-free.
This company is a member of Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), so you can be sure that their manufacturing practices are completely sustainable.
Don’t forget to check their whole natural furniture collection and find a buy whole nontoxic bedroom set in one place.
The Palder Bed is handcrafted in California. It is a solid wood bed frame with a reclining headboard. This zero VOC bed frame has got a modern, minimalistic design and comes in two colors: white maple and American walnut. You can easily modify the bed frame when you order it by choosing the headboard height and base height. What I love about this nontoxic bed frame is that it’s made of FSC certified wood, so you can be sure that the wood comes from sustainable sources. Another advantage is the use of zero VOC finishes, such as natural beeswax as well as zero VOC wood glue.
Medley home offers a great selection of nontoxic bed frames, including nontoxic upholstered bed frames, so be sure to check their website!
Taj Vintage Fir Bed Frame by Viva Terra is handmade in the U.S. It features an India-inspired silhouette, perfect for an ethnic-style bedroom. It’s made from reclaimed Douglas Fir and uses nontoxic, water-based stains. The wood has got a very rich texture and its reclaimed nature makes it much harder and durable. Viva Terra natural wood bed frames are made-to-order, so you may have to wait for up to 8 weeks for your delivery.
If this design doesn’t convince you, be sure to visit Viva Terra website and check their vast collection of nontoxic bed frames or find a natural bedroom set that will suit your needs.
Futon Shop specializes in organic futon mattresses, futon frames, and natural bedding, but they’ve also got a nice collection of eco friendly furniture and bedroom sets. The Lindy Natural Chemical Free Wood 4 Post Platform Bed Oak Frame is free from glues and stains that could contain harmful chemicals, such as formaldehyde. This zero VOC canopy bed is made from sustainable Oak hardwood sustainably grown in the USA. This safe nontoxic piece has a beautiful, versatile design that will work very well in modern and rustic interiors. You can order this formaldehyde-free platform bed frame unfinished or hand rubbed with linseed oil and beeswax.
If you’re looking for zero VOC furniture for your bedroom, don’t forget to check the whole collection of solid wood platform bed frames by Futon Shop.
Nontoxic bed frames have got many advantages over normal furniture, the most important are:
The Sustainable Furnishings Council is a non-profit organization that aims to reduce carbon emissions, toxic wastes, and non-recyclable materials in its members’ products. The members of SFC have to meet strict standards giving you confidence that their products are non toxic and produced in a sustainable manner.
The Forest Stewardship Council is an organization whose main aim is to enforce sustainable forestry. They make sure that their members meet strict requirements regarding sustainable forestry laws, workers’ rights as well as indigenous people’s rights. Buying an ecofriendly bed frame from an FSC certified manufacturer helps boost sustainable forestry on a national and global scale.
If you want to create a healthy home and improve your health and sleep quality, choosing nontoxic furniture is the way to go. A nontoxic bed frame coupled with an organic mattress and organic bedding will help you improve the air quality at home and boost your health.
Although ecofriendly bed frames may be a bit more expensive than the traditional ones, it’s a price worth paying. Investing in quality, zero VOC furniture and bedding for your home will have a lasting effect on your health and quality of life.