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Sustainable Weighted Blanket for Aduls | Organic Cotton and OEKO-TEX Certified

Sustainable Weighted Blanket for Aduls | Organic Cotton and OEKO-TEX Certified

Regular price $199.00 USD
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Assessment as of: January 2024

  • 100% Natural
  • 100% Recycle
  • 100% ECO Friendly

The Sustainable Weighted Blanket for Adults made from Organic Cotton and certified by OEKO-TEX is the ideal sleeping companion for those who value both comfort and sustainability. This soft and gentle blanket is perfect for any season and eliminates the need for artificial fillers, making it a more environmentally friendly option compared to traditional weighted blankets. P

Designed for maximum comfort and relaxation, the Napper will help you sleep peacefully throughout the night and is even machine-washable for your convenience. Choose the appropriate weight for optimal Deep Touch Pressure (DTP) benefits, which is typically around 10% of your body weight.

Material: Organic Cotton
Color: Various
Brand: Bearaby
Special Feature: Breathabl

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ASSESSMENT AS OF: JANUARY 2024

HOW TO GET STARTED

  1. When your current throw reaches the end of its life - consider a cotton-weighted throw
  2. Wash in cold water on a gentle setting
  3. Enjoy the comfort of your weighted blanket
  4. Dispose of in compost at end of life

EMBRACE

  1. Won't emit microplastics when washed or disposed of
  2. Is biodegradable
  3. Is incredibly comfortable and warm


AVOID PRODUCT TYPE

Polyester Throw Blanket


AVOID

  1. Many fleece blankets are basically just plastic
  2. These textiles shed microplastics in the wash that end up straight in waterways and in our oceans
  3. Microplastic polyester fibers end up in the bodies of marine mammals and other ocean wildlife
  4. Don't buy this stuff!


Noteworthy Product Attributes

Thick yarn like cotton rope weave creates significant weight and warmth

Overall Sustainability Score - 81 / 100

Score Breakdown

Manufacturing (Score - 7/10) - Not made close to its target market

Distribution (Score - 7/10) - Not made close to its target market

Cost (Score - 5/10) - Costs nearly 3X as much as a competing polyester option

Packaging (Score - 9/10) -  Contains very little plastic in its packaging

Effectiveness (Score - 9/10) - Very effective as a weighted blanket - has a substantial amount of weight to it

Lifespan (Score - 9/10) - Will likely last multiple decades with proper care

Fun (Score - 10/10) - Very cozy and easy to use - great for cuddling up on the couch

Relevance (Score - 10/10) -  Perfect to keep you feeling secure and warm - ideally used in combination with a wool blanket

Disposal (Score - 10/10) - Is biodegradable. Just throw it in the compost

Recycling (Score - 5/10) - Not easily recyclable in most municipal facilities