Avocado ECO Organic Crib Mattress - Detailed Review & Best Coupon
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While it might not seem like it, babies spend 60-75% of their lives in bed. As parents, we want to start them off right with the safest, non-toxic solution possible, but also keeping budget in mind. That’s why Avocado crafted America’s most affordable 100% organic crib mattress. Supportive, durable and comfortable, Avocado handcrafts each 100% organic crib mattress in its own GOLS certified factory just outside of Los Angeles.
|Mattress Type/Category||Organic Crib Hybrid|
|Cover||Organic Cotton & Organic Wool|
|Comfort layers||1” of Organic Coconut Husk .25″ Organic Hemp Padding|
|Support System||3.5″ Individually wrapped steel coils|
|Safety Standards||100% Organic|
|Budget (before Sandman Coupon)||$349|
|Feeling when lying down||Supportive, feeling of sleeping more on top of the mattress|
|ECO Crib is ideal for||All infants, toddlers up to 4 years age|
|ECO Crib is not right for||Children 4+ years old|
|Sleep Trial & Warranty||30 Nights, 10 Year Warranty|
|That one special thing||100% Organic for an unbelievable price|
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Avocado is everything Organic. Their mission is simple. Produce luxurious 100% organic mattresses for an affordable price. Their Mantra: Make Healthy Sleep Accessible and Affordable. Formed in 2015, they launched the Avocado Green mattress in 2016. This California and New Jersey based company set out to achieve a lofty goal – and they nailed it. Not only do they have all of the certifications to prove it, but they went one step further. Avocado owns and controls its entire supply chain. That’s right, the sheep farms that produce the wool, the cotton fields that produce the cotton, the rubber trees in India that produce the latex. They even own the entire California based manufacturing facility (CU863637) which is one of only 5 GOTS and GOLS organic certified production facilities in the US.
Avocado doesn’t stop at organic materials, they have a relentless focus on high quality craftsmanship. In 2018, Avocado merged with Brentwood Home – maker of the award winning Oceano mattress. Brentwood has been hand crafting luxury mattresses from Santa Monica California since 1987. All Avocado mattresses are assembled by hand in this California factory.
Vegan Note: Avocado substitutes Wool for Cotton in all Vegan versions.
The result: A fully organic mattress line with a Vegan option, made by hand at an affordable price.
How Organic is the Avocado Mattress? Here are some of their certifications:
- GOLS Organic Certified Natural Latex
- GOTS Organic certified cotton & wool
- Greenguard Gold Certified
- STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certified wool
- Formaldehyde-Free Certified
- FSC Certified
- Non-Toxic, Safe, and Responsible
- No Polyurethane Foams
- Rainforest Alliance
- Carbon Negative
- Biodegradable & Zero-Waste
Avocado ECO Crib Construction & Materials
Avocado starts with an ultra soft 100% certified organic cover. Cotton is one of the softest, most breathable and most comfortable fabrics available. It’s cool, wicks moisture and, better still, is more sustainable. No polyester is blended in here. NO glues are used during the assembly process, all cover materials are stitched together, by hand.
Fire Retardant Layer
The US mandates all mattresses have a fire resistant barrier. Most companies choose a chemical solvent, but not Avocado. The Eco Crib has a thin layer of pure wool between the covers and the comfort layer. As a side benefit, the wool barrier wicks away moisture keeping your little one cool and dry at night.
The crib mattress includes a 1” layer coconut husk pad infused with latex. This layer is 100% GOLS certified organic and keeps the mattress cool while providing the comforting support your little one needs. As an added benefit, Avocado’s latex is also Rainforest Alliance certified. All latex is manufactured in facilities owned by Avocado so they can maintain control over the entire process under the close watchful eye of the USDA’s National Organic Program. Dunlop latex is naturally antimicrobial, cooler than memory foam, requires no adhesives to seam it together, and is more durable than Talalay latex.
Latex is made from rubber sap. As a result, it is more responsive than memory foam (which absorbs energy). Laying on latex, you can feel the material pushing back against you creating a bit of a “bounce”. For greater cooling, Avocado perforates their latex, increasing air flow throughout the mattress.
Avocado uses lightweight coils made in house from recycled steal. Hundreds of individually pocketed 4.75 inch coils. The result: a support system that properly aligns the spine while relieving pressure points for your baby.
Avocado adds a ¼” layer of GOTS certified organic hemp padding to add extra cushioning and support. Hemp is known as a superplant because of its radical sustainability and durable fibers.
Does it Sleep Cool?
Yes! The Avocado ECO Crib has several mechanisms to give your little one a cool and dry comfortable night sleep. The first step to a cool night sleep starts with a dry night sleep. Let’s see how Avocado makes this happen. The first step is the plush cotton fabric that makes the cover. It is breathable and naturally wicks away moisture. This is followed by a layer of wool. Now, normally wool is used to keep us warm in the winter, but this layer is naturally antimicrobial and wool is one of the best wicking materials on earth. It also promotes airflow through the fibers. The coconut husk infused with latex provides additional channeling allowing for air to flow freely whether we are moving or staying still at night. Finally, the hybrid has springs which further promote air flow. The result, a cool dry sleep all night long.
How About Edge Support?
Avocado reinforces the outer edge of the spring support system with thicker coils on every mattress. This results in a stronger edge support allowing your little one to sleep all the way to the edge with no worry of sliding off.
Avocado ECO Crib Comfort & Feel
Everyone deserve a safe, toxin-free mattress and a good night’s rest — especially infants. Avocado crafted the ECO Organic Crib mattress with this in mind.
The ECO Crib is a multi-sleeper, but in baby terms, that means sleeping on the back or stomach. This mattress is all about support. First, they are met with the soft organic cotton cover, but quickly feel the support of the coconut husk comfort layer and spring core. Latex, infused within the coconut husk is more responsive than memory foam so they will feel the push back.
Second, they will not feel the strong coil core, but they will feel the support it provides, helping to keep spines straight for growing infants. They should have no problem rolling around and sleeping on the entire surface of the mattress as the edges are reinforced. The 1” top cushion layer gives a feeling of sleeping slightly “on top” the mattress which is what they need for safety.
ECO Crib can support babies up to 30 lbs. Any heavier and you should look more toward popular Avocado ECO Kids Mattress.
No matter their sleeping style, you cannot go wrong with this 100% Organic mattress.
- On Sandman’s Firmness Scale, we rate the Eco Crib a 8 out of 10.
- A firmer mattress, it is designed to support and align the growing infant’s back.
- The firm comfort layer provides very little sink, but even so, the superior airflow design and advanced cooling technology will keep you cool and dry all night long.
- Edge support is very good – minimal side sagging here!
Extra Safety Standards
100 Percent Organic. Seriously.
How does the Avocado ECO Crib arrive?
The Avocado ECO Crib comes compressed in a box. It’s crazy to think that mattress with powerful springs and dense latex can be compressed, but it can. And, without sacrificing quality and durability. Some people ask if compressing the springs will hurt their integrity. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Springs are actually shipped compressed all over the world (to save space). The springs integrity is damaged if they are pulled excessively or bent out of position. But, the way Avocado compresses its mattresses, they keep their shape and strength. The box arrives via FedEx. The latex and the springs combined make the bed definitely on the heavier side. Most sized will be a 2 man job to move, especially if going up stairs.
Simply unbox the mattress. Rest it on the bed frame and remove the plastic wrapping and the bed will decompress before your eyes. Your child can begin sleeping on the bed and enjoying a restful night sleep that same day.
Check out the Dimensions below for more details.
What is Avocado ECO Crib's Trial Period and Return Policy?
Avocado stands behind their bed so much that they give you 100 nights to try it out. If for any reason this is not the mattress of your child’s dreams, you can return it for a 100% refund. Here’s how it works:
- The trial begins when you RECEIVE the mattress (the FedEx delivery day).
- Your child can sleep on it for 100 nights. As there can be a slight break-in period, Avocado asks that you not initiate a return during the first 30 days.
- If it’s not the mattress of your child’s dreams, reach out to Avocado via their customer service portal on their website, provide your name and order number and that’s it! There are no questions asked!
- Returns: Avocado coordinates a donation or recycling pickup on a day of your choosing. They handle everything and there’s nothing you have to do besides letting them know the best pickup date.
- Full 100% refunds (no fees!!) are issued within days of the return.
Avocado doesn’t stop there!
Avocado covers the mattress with a 10 year warranty. This does not include normal wear and tear, but any manufacturer defects are covered. If there are impressions greater than 1.5 in, Avocado will replace your mattress for the entire time you own it.
Dimensions & Weights
52″ L x 28″ W x 4.75″ H – 22.5 lbs
How Do I Order the Avocado ECO Crib? Does Avocado Offer Financing?
Yes, Avocado offers financing through Affirm. Enjoy as low as 0% APR if you pay in full within up to 18 months when you choose Affirm.
Where Can I Try an Avocado ECO Crib Mattress?
Avocado has begun to open experience showrooms in California and New York. However, if you are in the Chicago or Columbus OH area, please visit our Sandman Sleep Showroom Chicago or Sandman Sleep Showroom Columbus to try the Avocado mattress before you buy (we’ll even help get it ordered for you with our special coupon!)