Debating between an Avocado Green Mattress and a GhostBed Natural Mattress? First, review a few key facts:
Is the GhostBed® Natural Mattress certified as organic?
No. The GhostBed® Natural mattress is not a certified organic mattress and not listed on the GOTS public database. A GOTS certified product is made with certified organic materials in a facility that is also certified for organic production. A GOTS logo and certification require a license number (Avocado's GOTS license is CU863637). Furthermore, a USDA Organic Seal or USDA claim can not be used or implied in association with a finished mattress.
Does GhostBed® Natural use GOLS certified organic Latex?
No. GhostBed® is not listed with Control Union as having a valid certificate on file, or an active application on file, for GOLS certified organic latex (Avocado's GOLS license is CU863637). Similarly, no license numbers are used in the marketing materials when GOLS latex claims are made.
Is the GhostBed® Natural mattress certified as nontoxic?
No. The GhostBed® Natural mattress has no relevant and reliable scientific evidence, such as third-party certifications, to support any nontoxic claims that their mattress is safe for both people and the environment. Relevant and missing certifications include the MADE SAFE® nontoxic seal, Greenguard Gold for safe emissions (VOCs) and Formaldehyde-Free claim verification.
Avocado vs. GhostBed® Natural:
#1 Highest Rated Mattress: 2018-2021
U.S, News & World Report®: 360 Mattress Review
#1 Best Overall Mattress
#1 in Best Mattresses of 2021
#1 in Best Online Mattresses of 2021
#1 in Best Organic Mattresses of 2021
#1 in Best Hybrid Mattresses of 2021
#1 in Best Latex Mattresses of 2021
#1 in Best Mattress for Side Sleepers of 2021
Latex for comfort & support
✓ 100% GOLS certified organic Dunlop
✓ GOLS Dunlop latex claimed with Talalay latex
3 inches (standard),
2 inches Talalay latex,
Cover for breathability
100% GOTS organic cotton (CU 863637), sourced from North Carolina, Canada, Turkey and India.
Organic cotton is claimed, but no percentage of organic cotton is given and no GOTS license numbers provided.
Batting fiber filling
100% GOTS organic wool (CU 863637) from India.
Wool for cool sleep
✓ 100% GOTS organic wool from India (CU 863637). Responsible Wool Standard certified (CU 863637)
✓ No transparency on sourcing.
Pocketed innerspring for pressure relief & contouring
1,440 (King), 8-inch coils
682 (King), 8-inch coils
Best (low motion transfer)
Zoned innerspring support
5 zones in the pocketed innersprings
No interior zones. Reinforced perimeter only.
Tested and endorsed by American Chiropractic Association board of doctors
Needle-tufted by hand
None. (We use 100% GOTS organic certified wool.)
Wool usage is claimed, however no MADE SAFE® certification is provided that would preclude the use of additional chemical fire barriers that are not disclosed.
Handles for Rotation
GOTS Organic Certified Mattress (full product)
100% GOLS Organic Certified Latex
? No public certifications or active/pending license numbers.
100% GOTS Organic Certified Wool
100% GOTS Organic: Certified Cotton
eco-INSTITUT® Certified Latex
Formaldehyde-Free Verified by UL Environment®
STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® Certified (Latex, cotton & wool)
? A logo is used, but no qualification is given to what it applies. No certification or license number is given.
FSC® certified (C156318)(Latex mattresses, pillows, furniture and factories)
B Corporation Certified
1% For the Planet® Verified Giving Program
Vegan Certified Option
Landfill Waste Diversion
✓ Avocado became the first mattress and bedding company to have its Landfill Waste Diversion rated and validated by UL. In 2021, Avocado’s goal is to achieve its Zero Waste certification.
Climate Change Mitigation
Climate Neutral Certified®
Made with 100% renewable energy
Ownership & Trust
Customer mattress reviews
16,000+ (as of 10/21)
535 (as of 10/21)
Makes their mattresses
✓ Our factory in Los Angeles, since 1987, using the finest domestic and imported materials.
Makes own organic latex
✓ From our farms in India and Guatemala.
Harvests own organic wool
✓ From our farms in India.
Better Business Bureau Rating (10/2021)
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