In 2016, the sale of organic non-food products in the U.S. increased by 8%. This is because a sizeable portion o shoppers (38%) are now more educated about the benefits of environmentally friendly products, and more conscious of what they buy as a result. Given the amount of time we spend in bed each day, and with more now known about harmful chemicals found in conventional bedding, including heavy metal dyes and flame retardants,  some of the most popular organic non-food products being purchased  are organic bedding sets.

There are many benefits to choosing bedding made by highly responsible organic bedding manufacturers who value using natural materials and practices and adhere to a stringent organic certification process. Examples of certified organic bedding companies are Coyuchi, which makes wonderful Coyuchi sheets and organic bedding sets that of the highest quality and a league above those made out of synthetically-made materials . Some of the benefits that you can expect from organic bedding are:

Healthier Bed Set
On a whole, people tend to spend more sustained time in their beds than in any other environment. For this reason, it is especially important that all bedding materials be ones that promote health, rather than diminish it. Organic products like Coyuchi sheets, especially their all natural undyed collections. are hypoallergenic due to the lack of chemical additives. This makes them a great choice for those that may have skin or respiratory reactions from their bedding and for babies and children with sensitive skin.

Higher Quality Products
Organic products have a higher quality textile due to the way that the crop is harvested. The cotton is picked by hand, not machines, and they don't need chemicals to clean out oils and other additives that a machine might add. Simple hot water and vegetable-based soaps are used in their place.

Naturally Durable
Organic products are naturally durable, without any need for additives to make them stronger. They are also biodegradable, making them a good choice to benefit the environment.

Healthier Earth
Organic bedding products are good for the planet. Conventionally farmed cotton can take a large toll on the earth and the soil and uses a quarter of the world's insecticides. This impacts the health of the farmers who work in the fields and surrounding animal life. Farmers that grow organic cotton need your support to make sure that their good and healthy practices don’t die out.

Investing in organic mattresses, organic bedding sets and products like Coyuchi sheets can help you play a role in preserving our planet's and your health. You will also be investing in a high-quality product that will last you for years to come.