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Ramses 3 Eco-Friendly Cotton Futon Mattress - Choose Size

Blended Cotton Foam Futon Mattress Firm | Cotton Futon Mattress
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Blended Cotton Foam Futon Mattress Firm



Blended Cotton Foam Futon Mattress Firm

Key Mattress Features:

  • 8-inch Medium Firm cotton futon mattress or bed mattress
  • Good occasional use cotton futon mattress for guest beds.
  • 3-5 year life expectancy with occasional use.
Blended Egyptian Cotton
  • Green & Eco-Friendly.
  • 28-50 lbs of Natural Firm Support.
  • Grown in America.
Bioflex Hybrid Foam partially derived from Soybean oil
  • Eco-friendly bedding foam alternative.
    - mattress foam is made partially from soy bean oil.
  • Medium Density foam core.
  • 4 inches - 38 ILD - 1.10 Density

Doctor In accordance with Federal law, all futon mattresses must be fire retardant. We use odorless and natural borate as our fire retardant.
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Blended Cotton Foam Futon Mattress Firm - Twin Full Double Queen King Loveseat Size

The Rameses 3 Cotton Futon Mattress features eco-friendly soy-based foam, and blended cotton. The Ramses3 cotton futon mattress features eco-friendly soy-based foam and cotton. This futon mattress is rated as Medium Firm. The Rameses3 futon mattresses’ main ingredient is natural blended cotton surrounding a core of bio-flex hybrid foam (from soybeans). This is our version of the basic cotton futon mattress you might find imitated by many companies, but nobody does it better than The Futon Shop. Blended Cotton Foam Futon Mattress Firm - Twin Full Double Queen King Loveseat SizeSimple, comfortable and affordable, the Rameses3 truly is the basics of comfort. This cotton futon mattress is suggested for occasional sitting and sleeping with a platform bed or convertible futon sofa bed.

The Rameses3 cotton futon mattress is ideal for medium use in a second bed room, dorm room, home office or guest room.

This mattress has been specifically designed for use on a sofa bed frame for and is not recommended for every night sleep

Ramses 3 Eco-Friendly Cotton Futon Mattress - Choose Size - Dimensions


Product Dimensions Diagram
A wall space (inches) B height (inches) C depth (inches) D extension
(for love seats only)

   Single
Size32875

   Twin
Size39875

   Twin XL
Size39880

   Full Double
Size54875

   Queen
Size60880

   Twin Loveseat
Size3985421

   Full Loveseat
Size5485421

   Queen Loveseat
Size6085426

SHIPPING INFORMATION



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Our Local locations...
• San Francisco • Emeryville • Palo Alto • San Mateo • San Jose • Santa Rosa •
Pleasant Hill • Sacramento • Encino • LA • West LA •


- In Store FREE Pick-Up at any of our 11 showroom locations
You can arrange local pick up when you check out in your shopping cart on this website.

If your order is within a 20 mile radius of any of our 11 showroom locations the following will apply:
- Local Delivery is $55 for instore purchase.
- Assembly & Setup is $45 for instore purchase.
- Online web orders in CA are $170 for delivery & set up.

If your order is beyond a 20 mile radius of our 11 showrooms please call any of our 11 showroom locations for a delivery quote.


Out of State Shipping
- Shipping costs will vary based on what you've purchased.
- As a general rule, any frame, futon and cover is $170 for delivery to your door.
- Covers & Pillows ship for $20.
- Additional fees will apply if you purchase more items.
- We do offer products with shipping included under our Complete Package Sets.
- All final shipping costs will be shown on the shopping cart of this website when you enter in your shipping address zipcode.
Please see our Shipping Policy for any further information.

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"Home of the World's
Greenest Futons since 1976"


The Futon Shop manufactures in the heart of San Francisco these organic and green futon mattresses by combining the most pure & natural ingredients creating comfortable & natural mattresses for sofa and platform beds. Certified Organic cotton, American grown Virgin Wool , chemically free Dunlop Latex , Soy-based foams and Soy-based memory foam, double tempered steel springs is what makes these mattresses so special. We have been manufacturing natural and organic mattresses for over 30 years.

The Futon Shop Puts a special focus on Green, Organic and Fair Trade products

Natural Cotton          USDA Organic          Sustainable Forest Management          Fair Trade          Made In the USA

Where ever possible, The Futon Shop seeks to buy organic and fair trade ceritified. Many of the products we sell carry certifications from one or more eco-friendly organizations. We have sought to put our certifications on the website where we can so you can make the informed choice for yourself and for the planet. As members of the Sustainable Furniture Council and Organic Trade Association. we stay abreast of the most exciting natural components to offer you in our manufacturing process.



Blended Cotton Foam Futon Mattress Firm - Twin Full Double Queen King Loveseat Size

This mattress is lovingly hand made by our team of highly trained futon specialists out of the following materials:

  • 3 inches of Medium Density Bioflex Soy Foam in center

  • 28-50 pounds of Egyptian Blended Cotton
    Depending on size of mattress.

BioFlex Hybrid Mattress Foam made with Soy Beans


flexible foam
hickory foam

 

Flexible Foam Products Inc.
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BioFlex Hybrid Foam is a more environmentally friendly alternative to the conventional mattress foams because it replaces up to 50% of the petrochemicals used in foam production with environmentally friendly and renewable soybean oil. This patented process called EnviroFlex improves the foam's core structure, thus creating a more supportive, resilient and comfortable mattress foam. Bioflex offers a superior performance over conventionally produced mattress foam while doing so in a manner that uses only 50% of the fossil fuels used by conventional foam mattresses.
Eco-friendly Hybrid SoyFoam

American Grown Soy Beans Supports the American Farmer

We at The Futon Shop have a dedication to the environment that extends to supporting the American farmer, by buying American grown soybeans & utilizing soybean oil into our foam mattresses. This is not only good for the American Farmer, lowers the CO2 emissions made from the transportation of our ingredients. Good stewardship of the Earth goes beyond buying organic. When we can purchase products made locally we save money from transportation costs and save the environment by reducing fuel consumption. At The Futon Shop we understand this and the fact that a strong local economy is created when American Farmers and American manufacturers like The Futon Shop work in tandem to implement the latest green technology for our customers.

Mattress Foam from Soybeans!

Graph showing the percentages of renewable polyols used in conventional foams vs. the percentage present in hybrid soy foam Smaller Environmental Footprint
  • Lessen dependency on fossil fuels including foreign crude oil.
  • 23% reduction in total energy demand.
  • 61% reduction in non-renewable energy use.
  • 36% less global warming emissions.
  • Results from Preliminary Life Cycle Analysis by Five Winds International.
  • The Life Cycle Analysis Estimates BioFlex Hybrid Foams will save more than 50,000 barrels of oil per YEAR.
Handfuls of natural soybeans

Piece of foam being measured for ILD

I.L.D., " Indentation load deflection", is measured by putting a 15"X15"X4" specimen of foam in an indentometer and measuring the weight required to push the foam down to 25%, 65% and back to 25% of its thickness. Therefore, an I.L.D. rating of 10 lbs. at 25% means that it takes 10 lbs. to compress the foam 25%, 65% I.L.D. compresses the foam 65% and will have a higher figure, then it is brought back to 25% and this is generally the right I.L.D. rating. These days I.F.D, "Indentation force deflection", is sometimes used instead of ILD but means the same thing.

DENSITY - Lbs. per cubic foot is simply the DENSITY of the foam and is not related to I.L.D. at all. You can have a high I.L.D. on a low density piece of foam and conversely a low I.L.D. on a high density foam. The higher the density of the foam, the better the quality and durability of the foam. I.L.D. has nothing to do with the quality, it merely indicates the softness or the hardness of a piece of foam.

Hand pressing down on firm foam

Mattress Cotton


Naturally grown Cotton Boll

Cotton Plants displayed on Cotton Sheets
Why Cotton?
  • Cotton is often referred to as “the fabric of our lives” and for good reason. We come in contact with items made from cotton every day. The clothes you wear, the sheets you sleep on, the diapers you put on your baby and even some of the food you eat have been made with cotton.
  • Cotton is a natural, renewable fiber and is also biodegradable.
  • Cotton breathes, so it stays cool. It is also a great conductor of heat. In other words, it draws heat away from your skin to keep you cool, making it most comfortable to wear & sleep on.
  • Cotton is hypoallergenic meaning it doesn't irritate sensitive skin or cause allergies. It is also good for asthmatics.
  • Cotton absorbs moisture easily and can take up to one fifth of its weight in water before it actually feels damp. Cotton absorbs body moisture and evaporates it to the surrounding air, thus allowing your body its natural tendency to breathe - keeping you cool in summer and dry and warm in winter. Not only are you more comfortable in cotton, you are healthier sleeping on it!
  • Cotton has individuality & character. Each fiber grows a little differently--with sunshine & soil--and takes on characteristics that indicate its life & style... just like the people who sleep on it.
  • Cotton fiber has soft natural tips from where it is harvested from the seed boll giving a smooth sensual hand, unlike consistent length synthetics that have circular cut edges from being chopped to specific fiber length. Cotton is never itchy and its an outstanding insulator which allows it provide warmth in the summer & heat in the winter. It's not only what you want on your skin, its what you want in a mattress!
Cotton stuffed bunny rabbit

Types of cotton yarn on display

Natural Cotton growing in a sunny field
Tractor picking cotton
Why U.S. Cotton?
  • Cotton is a natural, renewable, biodegradable and sustainable fiber. To ensure that the population can continue to reap cotton’s natural benefits, today and in the future, the U.S. cotton industry is committed to the sustainable production of cotton, including utilizing new technology that positively impacts cotton’s environmental footprint. The U.S. cotton industry supports sustainability and the goal of environmental, economic, health and social responsibility for production agriculture.
  • We utilize long fiber Egyptian staple cotton grown in the western United States.

Once upon a time most of each dollar that was spent on food went to those who grew it. Today almost none of it does... Small & local farmers are the true unsung heroes of our time who still practice truly sustainable agriculture. That is, they are the ones who know how to grow our food in such a way that is not harmful to our own health, to their own health and the health of their families, and to the health of all life. Sadly, small local & organic farmers have gotten the short end of the stick in our current global commerce system. At The Futon Shop, we envision a commitment to local agriculture, where the lives of those who grow, harvest, produce and bring it to you are affected for the good.

  • Our Organic Cotton comes from Texas Organic Cotton Marketing Cooperative (TOCMC), the largest organic cotton cooperative in America with 10,000 acres, grows all of the cotton used in Organic Essentials products. Unlike traditional cotton farmers, the cooperative does not use pesticides, fungicides, fertilizers and defoliants that are harmful to the environment. Organic Essentials’ mission is to expand organic agriculture by building the world’s leading brand of certified organic cotton personal care products. Organic Cotton You Can Trust!
Multiple tractors harvesting cotton
Happy Hippy picking cotton by hand

Non-flammability symbol

Flame retardant barrier sheet
Fire Retardants used in our Cotton
  • For consumer safety and in accordance with Federal Law 603, all mattresses made in or imported to the United States of America must be flame retardant.
  • We use 2 products to make our mattress flame retardant.
1. Boric acid, also called boracic acid or orthoboric acid or Acidum Boricum, is a weak acid used as an antiseptic, insecticide, flame retardant. It exists in the form of orderless, colorless crystals or a white powder and dissolves in water. Boric acid was first prepared by Wilhelm Homberg (1652-1715) from borax, antis by the action of mineral acids, and was given the name sal sedativum Hombergi ("sedative salt of Homberg"). It is however, a naturally occurring substance. The presence of boric acid or its salts has been noted in seawater. It is also said to exist in plants and especially in almost all fruits. The free acid is found native in certain volcanic districts such as Tuscany, the Lipari Islands and Nevada, issuing mixed with steam from fissures in the ground. It can be used as an antiseptic for minor burns or cuts and is sometimes used in dressings or salves or is applied in a very dilute solution as an eye wash in a 1.5% solution or 1 tbsp (15 ml) per quart (very close to a liter) of sterilised water. Boric acid is generally considered to be safe to use in household kitchens to control ants. Boric acid is also made into a paste or gel form. Borates including boric acid have been used since the time of the Greeks for cleaning, preserving food, and other activities. Silly putty was originally made by adding boric acid to silicone oil.

2. Barrier Fabric is used in some futons instead of boric acid to maintain federal standards.
  • We are happy to offer mattresses without borate or barrier fabrics. A doctor's or chiropractor’s prescription is required to make a mattress with out these additive. You may order any futon free from chemicals by calling 1-800-44-FUTON and placing your order followed by your doctors note. There is a $50.00 fee for processing the cotton without borate, but all our sale prices still apply!
Naturally occurring borate

Doctor's Note

 

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