You shop we give back, 1% of your purchase to protect the planet, reducing toxic chemicals in our environment to improve the quality of life for all living things. Together we can protect health, our communities and the planet.
“The Futon Shop shares the responsibility of protecting our planet.”
- CEO Suzanne Diamond
California Wildlife Center takes responsibility for the protection of native wildlife through rehabilitation, education, and conservation. It is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of native California species, who otherwise would be left to suffer from the effects of human encroachment, habitat destruction and environmental damage. Our core work is the rescue and rehabilitation of sick, injured and orphaned native wildlife, supported by state-of-the-art animal care and rehabilitation facilities, a cadre of professionally-trained staff, dedicated volunteers and an engaged community.
Aquarium of The Pacific
The Aquarium of the Pacific’s mission is to instill a sense of wonder, respect, and stewardship for the Pacific Ocean, its inhabitants, and ecosystems. The Aquarium of the Pacific was the first among museums, zoos, and aquariums in the nation to register its greenhouse gases and is a leader in green practices, including its LEED platinum Watershed classroom. the Aquarium is involved in numerous conservation efforts, including sustainable seafood, watershed education, ocean literacy, and more. Our team of scientific divers collects critical data used by a variety of ocean research institutes and reporting agencies.The Aquarium brings together scientists, educators, community leaders, and policymakers to develop solutions to complex environmental issues.
The Surfrider Foundation
The Surfrider Foundation is a community of everyday people who passionately protect our playground - the ocean, waves, and beaches -that provide us so much enjoyment.Surfrider engages with environmental experts to create solutions, unite local and national resources to protect the coast, and leverage our local chapter network’s knowledge with a national perspective.
The Futon Shop commits to supporting 5 Gyres work to end the global health crisis of plastic pollution. 5 Gyres uses science, education, and adventure to activate their global network of Ambassadors who are united in the pursuit of a planet free of plastic pollution. In 2014, 5 Gyres published the first global estimate of marine plastic pollution - finding 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic, weighing 269,000 tons, floating on the surface of the world's oceans. 5 Gyres discovery of plastic microbeads in the Great Lakes inspired a grassroots campaign, which culminated in 2015 with the signing of the Microbead-Free Waters Act. Since 2009, 5 Gyres has embarked on 18 plastic pollution expeditions, traveling over 60,000 nautical miles, and engaging over 300 citizen scientists in the growing global movement to turn the tide on plastic pollution.
Non Toxic Revolution (NTR)
With 90% of breast cancer cases are caused by environmental factors, the Keep A Breast Foundation created a program to address these environmental exposures and empower people to be their own health advocate. Non Toxic Revolution's mission is to inform, educate and inspire young people to revolt against the dangers of toxic chemicals in their environment and food supply, especially those linked to the development of breast cancer. This mission is fulfilled by giving people actionable steps to lower their exposure to toxic chemicals in their environment, food supply, and household and personal products, by educating young people face-to-face at events, online, and through hands-on workshops.
The Futon Shop’s Initiative
Farm To Bedroom
Farm to Bedroom at The Futon Shop refers to the futon and mattress industry. Consumers shopping at The Futon Shop know exactly where each ingredient comes from. First The Futon Shop finds local vendors with certified organic wool, certified pesticide-free organic cotton, and certified top quality organic latex. After finding ingredients for mattresses, futons, futon slip covers, and pillows, the next step is garnetting and assembling over 40 futons and mattresses for a natural and healthy home.
The Futon Shop joins partnerships in the community that share the same responsibility, mission, and passion for a healthy home, family, and planet. The Futon Shop is proud to have joined partnerships with businesses, organizations, and organic bloggers that share the belief that it is important to protect our health and the health of our environment.
The Organic Home
The Futon Shop is proud to handcraft the largest affordable organic mattress, sofa bed and futon collections in America since 1976.. Only the best natural ingredients and 100% certified organic materials goes into each and every futon and mattress, eliminating toxic fire retardants with wool as a natural barrier.
As a sustainable mattress company, we strive to ensure that we consume natural resources (materials, energy, land, water, etc.) at a sustainable rate. We seek resources that are environmentally-friendly and renewable, recyclable, and always consider environmental factors and their impact on human health when sourcing our materials and manufacturing our products. Eliminating pollutants, reducing chemical exposure and offsetting our carbon footprint is of prime importance to us.