7 Best Organic Sheets for an Eco-Friendly Bed 2023
If you’re on the search for quality organic sheets for your bed, look no further. Investing in organic sheets and bedding free from harsh chemicals and harmful toxins is one of the easiest steps you can make in creating a safe, sustainable and non-toxic bedroom. There’s no shortage of eco-friendly and organic bed sheet brands committed to sustainable practices and certified organic materials. The healthiest bedding material isn’t just about being certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) though — you also want to look for comfort, breathability and texture, which can vary widely. Organic sheets can set you back about $150-$400 for a full set but can last up to 10 years with proper care. Still, I know not everyone can afford that, so I’m also including a very cheap organic sheet brand for families on a tight budget who still want safer products. Read on for the best organic sheets for your bed.
Is Organic Bedding Better?
So you’re wondering whether it’s worth buying organic sheets and what’s wrong with your current sheets. Organic bedding is better in so many different ways:
- Manufactured without harmful chemicals like pesticides, harsh chemical cleaners and fabric treatments
- Don’t contain any inks and dyes that may contain heavy metals
- More comfortable, breathable AND durable
- Not treated with flame retardants often used in baby and kids products
- Organic cotton uses less water and produces around 46% less CO2e than conventional cotton
- Keeps the earth’s soil, air and water used to grow crops free of harmful chemicals
Organic sheets are the healthiest and most environmentally friendly bedding option.
Types of Organic Sheets
- Material: Cotton, Linen, Bamboo, Hemp, Tencel, Silk
- Thread Count: 200-1000
- Weave Type: Sateen, Percale, Flannel, Jersey
Sateen sheets thicker sheet with a luminous sheen finish that’s tightly woven and great for keeping warm during colder months
Percale sheets are crisp and breathable sheets with a matte finish
Flannel sheets are great winter sheets using combed cotton fiber that’s extremely soft
Jersey sheets are knit instead of woven and feel like you’re sleeping under your favorite old t-shirt.
An industry leader in the non-toxic bedding space, Naturepedic offers organic cotton luxury sheets that feature 400 thread count, sateen finish and fitting up to 15″ depth.
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A great option that’s more budget-friendly for organic sheets is Illinois-based organic home brand My Green Mattress. Offered in colors White or Natural, My Green Mattress sheets are made from 100% GOTS Organic Cotton. Their sheets are soft and silky smooth to the touch and have a light reflecting sheen. A King size set costs $169 for 1 Flat Sheet, 1 Fitted Sheet, and 2 Pillowcases. I love the feel and quality of these as well.
If you want ultimate luxury when it comes to organic sheets, Avocado Green Mattress Organic Superfine Suvin Sheets are a 1000 thread count and are made with one of the world’s rarest Extra Long Staple cotton varieties. GOTS organic certified Indian Suvin Cotton is considered the king of cottons and offer incredible eco-luxury softness. They also offer regular organic cotton sheets in 400 and 600 threat count. Avocado Green Mattress bedding is STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX and MADE SAFE certified and are lab-tested + screened to be free of harmful substances and toxins.
If you want to sleep in the same sheets as Oprah herself (she deemed them the softest ever), then check out Cozy Earth. They’re not made with organic cotton like the rest of the sheets mentioned, but with 100% Viscose from Bamboo. Out of all the sustainable fabrics I’ve tried cotton, linen, hemp, supima cotton, etc – bamboo has been the softest. The downside with bamboo though, is that there’s no organic certification for it, and the processing and manufacturing of bamboo isn’t the cleanest. But man oh man, Cozy Earth sheets are insanely soft.
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Luxury organic bedding and mattress brand Saatva offers a 300 thread count sateen weave made with 100% certified organic cotton. If you love a silkier, softer feel to your cotton, Saatva sheets feel amazing.
Pact’s organic cotton sheets come in Cool Air Percale, Room Service Sateen, and Jersey in a variety of cool and earthen tones. I love the quality and feel of Pact bedding, and they seem to get softer with every wash.
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Another fantastic budget-friendly organic sheet product is Happsy’s Organic Sheet Set. The downside is they only come in one color! Happsy is a brand owned by Naturepedic, and they have the expertise and technology to create quality organic products for the more conscious consumer. Happsy sheets have a 300 thread count and are GOTS certified organic with a soft and comfortable feel.
For natural non-toxic bedding that’s incredibly luxurious, Coyuchi is highly coveted thanks to their selection and quality. If you’re looking for luxury organic sheets made to the highest standards of environments and social responsibility, Coyuchi ticks all the boxes. They’re the epitome of coastal Californian luxury and have been making organic bedding since 1991. You can choose from a wide variety of Organic Percale, Crinkled Percale, Relaxed Sateen, Relaxed Linen and more in a variety of colors. In fact, even my duvet covers, throws and pillows are all Coyuchi. I’m a little obsessed!
For organic cotton sateen sheets, check out New Jersey-based White Lotus Home. Their handmade Sateen Sheets are made from 100% USDA-certified organic cotton yarn, and are made locally in New Jersey. The thread count of their organic sheets is a bit lower at 230 Thread Count. If thread count isn’t a priority, White Lotis Home sheets are more breathable and capture less particles.
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Amazon Organic Cotton Sheets (Under $50)
If you’re on a tight budget and can’t shell out hundreds for an organic sheet set, Amazon actually makes their own organic bedding using GOTS organic cotton. A queen set is only $45 for a flat sheet, fitted sheet and two pillowcases. I put them to the test, and while they don’t have quite the same feeling of luxury and quality as the high-end organic sheet brands mentioned above, Amazon’s sheet set is adequate for non-fussy sleepers.
More Organic Cotton Sheets
- Antipodean Home: New organic bedding brand offering great quality. For those who like a sturdy, textured feel to their sheets.
- Brooklinen: Has new GOTS certified organic sheet options. Crisp and light feel