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All Natural Materials

What Are Those Materials, Anyway?

At Birch, we know how much our materials matter. That’s why we’re dedicated to creating high-quality products that are both natural and organic.

That’s also why we’re committed to being transparent about what exactly those materials are every step of the way.

The Birch Natural Mattress and Birch Luxe Natural Mattress both combine organic cotton, natural latex, and organic wool to create a high quality, comfortable mattress with the right amount of support, comfort, and durability you've come to expect from Birch. It’s easy to point to our certifications as proof enough that we’re committed to the highest standard possible, but we're happy to go a step further so you understand why we've chosen these all natural materials to go into our mattresses.

Here’s a closer look at the materials we use across our Birch products and why we choose to ensure that each and every one of them adheres to the very highest safety and quality standards.

Organic Wool

Our wool plays a key role in providing comfort and insulation to your mattress and bedding products. We strive to supply high quality natural & organic wool, which is why all the wool in our products can be traced back to its individual farms that practice sustainable shearing.

Natural Latex

The natural latex used in each Birch Natural Mattress and Birch Luxe Natural Mattress is key to providing the support and pressure relief that you need for a great night’s sleep. We source our latex from Sri Lanka and then it is carefully inspected to ensure consistency across every inch of your mattress.

All of our latex is eco-INSTITUT certifed to ensure the utmost safety for you and your loved ones.

See eco-INSTITUT Certification →

Organic Cotton
Multiple parts of the Birch mattresses feature organic GOTS Certified and Fair Trade cotton because it’s a naturally breathable, hypoallergenic fiber that promotes airflow, and is both soft and cool to the touch.
See GOTS Certification →
Birch Adhesives
Without the right adhesives, your Birch mattress could see shifting across the comfort and pressure relief layers during both the compression and shipping processes. To keep each layer of your mattress secure, we rely on a minimal amount of water-based adhesive between the comfort layers and support coils. Our adhesive does not have any off-gassing properties and has been approved as an accessory for use in GOTS certified products.
FR Layer

The fire retardant layer in your mattress is essential to keeping you safe in the event of an emergency but common FR layers often rely on plastics or fiberglass materials to provide protection. 

Instead, the Birch mattresses use 100% organic wool fibers to provide the protection you need without exposure to dangerous fire retardants.

The ¼ inch FR layer in all of our Birch mattresses is placed directly below the mattress cover to ensure your safety, and is also built into the bottom layer to provide protection throughout the Birch Natural Mattress and Birch Luxe Natural Mattress.