OCZ BLOG

Natural Latex Mattresses – New pricing April 1st

On March 25th, 2011, posted in: Natural Bedroom, Natural Home by 0 Comment

We’ve had quite a few raw material price increases from our suppliers for over the past year and we’ve absorbed the cost without passing it on to our customers. Many of our competitors have raised their prices a few times over the last year or so and as much as we’d like to continue to..

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The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

On March 21st, 2011, posted in: Healthy Lifestyles by 0 Comment

Feeling sluggish at work? Unwilling to take on activities you normally love doing, or experiencing a lack of enthusiasm for events and life in general? You may not be getting enough sleep, and if you maintain a busy schedule that keeps you up at all hours you will soon discover that sleep deprivation eventually takes..

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The making of a new and improved organic sofa day bed.

On March 9th, 2011, posted in: Green Living, Natural Home by 0 Comment

In between doing this and doing that – today I’ve been working on the redesign of our EcoTerra Sofa Day Bed. I love our EcoTerra and we use two of them in my family room. Comfortable, spacious, sturdy and attractive, but I also know some folks want a more “traditional” look of an upholstered sofa...

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Turning Off Technology Before Bedtime Helps Improve Sleep Habits

On February 17th, 2011, posted in: Healthy Lifestyles, Natural Bedroom, Natural Home by 0 Comment

Having trouble sleeping? This comes as no surprise in the age of rapid-fire digital technology. If you are wired to the gills with pockets full of gadgets and phones, you may pride yourself on missing nothing…except, perhaps, for a good night’s sleep. A recent survey released during National Sleep Awareness Week reveals that usage of..

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Is It Safe to Bring Bedding From Home to Hotels?

With hotel bedbug plagues making the news, people who travel often for business or pleasure have been forced to take extra caution when unpacking in rooms and at home. The notion that bedbugs only stay in bed is a myth, for it’s strongly recommended to take luggage directly to a safe place after your trip..

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The Difference in Organic Cotton On Bedding

As you shop for new bedding – be it a mattress or pillows, sheets and toppers – you’ll find an array of different materials used to help create your sleeping environment. Cotton is especially a popular material as it is easily grown and harvested, and because cotton is a prime resource in the United States..

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Are You Really Allergic to Your Bedding?

It’s no secret people can be sensitive to certain types of fabric. There are those who suffer allergic reactions when exposed to latex, and some may complain of rashes and other skin irritation when they wear a certain type of clothing. When it comes to bedding, it’s important to make sure what you sleep on..

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Should You Order a Mattress From an Online Store?

On October 30th, 2010, posted in: Green Living, Healthy Lifestyles, Miscellaneous by 0 Comment

When it comes to good sleeping habits, owning the perfect mattress for your bed is critical. When it is time to buy a new bed set, your first instinct is naturally to head out to the nearest department store and test out a few mattresses to see how well they suit your body. While this..

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Burning Wool and Polyester

On May 10th, 2010, posted in: Natural Fibers by 0 Comment

Here’s a video showing how natural fibers compare to polyester when introduced to an open flame. Most conventional comforters are made from petroleum based polyester batting. Our organic bedding is made from wool batting. Kids – don’t try this without adult supervision!

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Hampton Roads Magazine – Green Dreams: Bringing Sustainability to Slumber

On April 7th, 2010, posted in: News Coverage by 0 Comment

April 2010 By Michael Jon Khandelwal When Cheryl Hahn moved to Hampton Roads more than 20 years ago, she was drawn to the region’s natural beauty and soon realized she had a strong desire to do something to help sustain it. She and her husband, Richard, started Tomorrow’s World, a retailer that offered green products...

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