Environment

Anything related to the Environment.

Earth Day

What is Earth Day?

Around the world and in the US, industrial development was growing increasingly dangerous and for 150 years continued to produce deadly smog and pollution that was believed to cause delays in children’s development. Almost 48 years ago on April 22, 1970, people took matters into…
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Spring Cleaning Tips

At Essentia, mattress care is at the top of our Spring Cleaning list! We spent a lot of time detailing the best way to keep your mattress fresh and clean in this post in our learn center. However, keeping your entire home clean is important…

Why Natural Hevea Rubber is Awesome

All Essentia beds and many other latex mattresses are made with a natural latex called Hevea rubber. The tree that is the source of Hevea rubber is called “Hevea Brasiliensis”. This lacticiferous plant supplies practically all of the world’s natural rubber through plantations mostly found in…
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DIY: Upcycling Projects 101

Upcycling means converting waste material into something of value; giving a piece of “trash” a new life. In a world filled with waste, recycling is good… but upcycling is even better. Upcycling projects involve producing something that adds value to an otherwise useless or non…
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Crazy Environmental Damage Protests

We all want to protect the planet and reduce the damage that is being done to it every day. For most people, our efforts usually go no further than separating our organic and non-organic trash or recycling our waste. You'd be surprised what some people…
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A Look at the World’s First Organic Car

The world is going organic, with more and more being made according to healthy, organic standards. We've had organic clothes, organic food, organic baby products, and even organic beds for years, but now we've got a new addition to the ranks of the organic products:…
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Do “Gas Saving Devices” Really Work?

There are many devices marketed as "fuel saving devices" - meaning they'll cut your fuel consumption while helping your motor work more efficiently. These have been hugely popular, and they've sold like hotcakes. But are the manufacturers of these devices just taking advantage of an…
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Top 5 Facts About Wind Power

We've all seen those massive wind turbines generating electricity as their fan blades turn solemnly, but most of us have no idea about just how much wind power has come to be a part of human life. Did you know that almost 2% of the…