Who we are and what we do. Our health and the planet’s health are connected through the ingredients we use to make furniture and mattresses that pass through to America’s homes and families. Ingredients in furniture should be as natural as possible and grown in a way that sustains the natural resources everyone depends on—soil, water, air and trees. Organic cotton mattresses, futon and sofa beds and all furnishing in our homes should support our health and well being bringing together families and friends together for celebration and sharing.
The Futon Shop has been manufacturing futon mattress and sofas in San Francisco since 1976. Tucked away in a 30,000 square foot factory located at 2150 Cesar Chavez St. on the border of the Potrero Hill Neighborhood in San Francisco. The Futon Shop manufacturers Futon Mattresses for sofa beds and platform beds, Folding foam beds, custom mattresses as well as slip covers and pillows right here in San Francisco.
The Futon Shop employees 50 Californians from Northern to Southern California in the 10 sofa bed showrooms as well as in the organic cotton mattress factory in San Francisco. Experience the natural wonder, green and sustainable soybean based memory foam.
View fair trade American grown organic cotton and virgin wool being felted from bales from America's farmlands to finish bats of fiber for inclusion in each handmade futon mattress. Touch and feel the texture and strength of each ingredient used in manufacturing Dunlap Latex, Organic Cotton and Virgin Wool. Watch the layers of natural mattress ingredients piled 15 inches high as it is inserted into the futon mattress making machines.
The Futon Shop maintains the highest level of eco-consciousness to strive for a healthier future for our planet and our country. They work tirelessly towards bringing the best chemical free and eco-friendly futons, sofa beds, and chemical free furniture options for the health of all their customers.
The Futon Shop's mission is to maintain the highest level of Eco-Consciousness, working towards living a healthier existence through natural living and working towards a future of a healthy planet for the present and our future. The Futon Shop manufactures the greenest futons in the nation adding only natural flame retardants to their cotton batted mattresses sprinkling into the cotton, and no fire retardants added to soy-foam, latex or wool that are major components in the majority of The Futon Shop futon mattresses.
Boric acid is not a known carcinogen by the EPA, the state of California or the IARC International Agency for Research on Cancer.
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