Avocado Green Mattress & Toppers

FAQs about our green mattresses, including reviews, specifications, materials, feel and care.

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Written by Jessica Hann, Mark Abrials, and Jeff D'Andrea and 2 others
Latex Softness, Firmness, Feel

What's the best mattress for my sleeping position?

Side sleepers prefer our pillow-top option, while back and stomach sleepers (and those with back pain), prefer our standard mattress.
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Written by Jeff D'Andrea
Updated over a week ago

How soft is your natural mattress?

An explanation of the soft to firmness rating of our mattresses.
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Written by Mark Abrials
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Does an Avocado Mattress sleep hot?

Some mattress brands sleep hot. Not an Avocado. It's uplifting and breathes naturally so you sleep cool and comfortable all night long.
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Written by Jay Decker
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How bouncy is your mattress?

Light bounce and limited motion-transfer make the Avocado Green Mattress perfect for couples and active sleepers.
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Written by Mark Abrials
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Dunlop vs. Talalay Latex

Our mattresses feature natural Dunlop latex because we believe it's a healthier choice and more eco-friendly.
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Written by Jeff D'Andrea
Updated over a week ago

What are the ILD and Density ratings of your natural latex?

Our standard mattress uses 3" of D65 medium-plush latex while our pillow-top mattress uses 5" of D65 medium-plush latex.
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Written by Mark Abrials
Updated over a week ago

How is your 100% Natural Dunlop Latex Made? What is in it? Has it been tested?

Our latex is contains only natural ingredients and is eco-INSTITUT tested and certified.
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Written by Mark Abrials
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Rubber vs. Latex: What's the difference?

Latex, which is tapped from trees, is the all natural milky sap used to make rubber.
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Written by Jessica Hann
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Is Latex Hypoallergenic?

Natural latex is not hypoallergenic. It is 100% natural, anti-microbial, free from VOCs, breathable, durable and eco-INSTITUT® certified.
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Written by Mark Abrials
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General Questions

What is a hybrid mattress?

A Hybrid combines foam and innerspring technologies. An Avocado is a "Natural Hybrid", using natural latex and an advanced innerspring unit.
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Why does your mattress cost more than Tuft&Needle®, Casper®, Leesa®, Purple®, GhostBed® and Sapira®?

Our mattresses are handmade in the US, using natural, eco-friendly & organic materials. They're also more durable, supportive and luxurious.
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Updated over a week ago

Do you make custom sizes?

No we do not. But someday soon, we hope to be able to ...
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Do you charge a mattress recycle fee?

No, we do not charge a mattress recycle fee.
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Written by Mark Abrials
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Why is there plastic wrap on the mattress? Is it recyclable?

We use Plastic LDPE ♶, which is considered one of the safest types of plastic and is recyclable.
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Written by Mark Abrials
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Where are the Gwen and Reed mattress models?

The Reed and Gwen models are now simple named the Avocado Green Mattress, which is available with and without a pillow-top.
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Written by Mark Abrials
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How can your mattresses be so fresh?

Avocado Mattresses are made by hand only after you place your order, so you receive the freshest mattress possible.
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Written by Melissa Kruse
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Can an eco-luxury mattress or topper really fit in that box? What size is the shipping box?

Yes — seeing is believing!
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Written by Jay Decker
Updated over a week ago