We spend one-third of our lives sleeping between the sheets. At age 33, we have spent 11 of those years in a deep slumber. Quality sleep is one of the most important aspects of our lives and finding the right sheets are a critical part of that. Healthy sheets that envelop and help our bodies and the planet are a must. Regular conventional sheets are made from synthetic (fake) fabrics or genetically engineered cotton, known as the world's 'dirtiest' crop due to its heavy use of toxins and the most hazardous pesticide to human and animal health.
All of the sheets and bedding listed here are beneficial to the environment and have a sustainable story to tell. Natural fibers feel soft and soothing to the touch and simply amazing, and all of it promises to promote better sleep...and whatever else may result when you lay between the sheets.
6. Organic Cottage Stripe
This 250-thread-count organic cotton percale bedding are made of smooth, airy 100 percent organic cotton, using low-impact dyes. (Gaiam, $119-$169)
7. My Linen Dream
Made from 100 percent softened pure linen fabric, this eco-friendly bedding is exceedingly kind to skin because it allows it to breath; it is cool in summer and warm in the winter. (Lovely Home Idea, $60-$165)
8. Organic Jersey Cotton
Imagine wrapping yourself up head-to-toe in your favorite, super-soft T-shirt. That's what these 100 percent organic cotton sheets feel like. Heaven. Sourced and woven in India. (Coyuchi, $80-$143)
9. Washed Organic Cotton Percale
Everyday Printed Percale Bedding, Styled with a geometric graphic that's reminiscent of Moroccan tiles, this versatile bedding goes with many of our other bedding collections. The small-scale pattern printed on long-staple cotton mixes beautifully with solids or other prints. (Garnet Hill, $70-$100)
12. Hand-Woven Turkish Linen
Made from a medium-weight Turkish cotton and linen blend, this hand-woven fabric is made by women in Odemis, a small city in Middle Anatolia, Turkey. It is soft, sturdy, natural, healthy, and beautiful! (nurdanceyiz, $325 for 6-piece set)