May 28, 2008

Mary Cordaro and The Natural Bedroom By Vivetique Unveil The All-Green Be Well Collection

Together with Mary Cordaro, president of H3Environmental(R) and creator of the Mary Cordaro Collection(TM) of Organic Beds and Bedding, Vivetique Sleep Systems, the nation's premier organic mattress brand based in Los Angeles, today unveiled its latest Be Well Collection by Mary Cordaro for Design Within Reach. A supremely comfortable luxury mattress with a layered, pure latex core that provides an unparalleled night's rest, the Be Well Collection contains only the highest quality 100% natural, organic bedding available today.

"We are proud to be a part of the manufacturing of such a well-designed, environmentally conscious product such as the Be Well Collection," said Steve Carwile, President of The Natural Bedroom by Vivetique. "Throughout our 13-year partnership with Mary Cordaro, we have continued to strive for the health of individuals as well as the health of the environment, without compromising either. The Be Well Collection is a perfect example of the culmination of those efforts."

Designed by certified Bau-biologist and healthy home consultant, Mary Cordaro, the luxurious Be Well Mattress has an 8" core of pure, natural Talalay latex that comes from the rubber tree. A renewable resource, natural latex is durable and won't sag over time. Using a centuries old hand-tufting technique, the latex core is wrapped in soft organic fabric quilted to organic cotton and Pure Grow Wool(TM). Because wool is naturally flame resistant, the Be Well Collection also meets federal flammability standards while being free of all synthetic and chemical flame-retardants.

"It's important to me that my organic mattresses and bedding collections support both human health, from babies to adults, as well as planetary health," said Cordaro, founder of H3Environmental. "Exceeding even my very strict standards and rigorous testing, all the materials are very pure, including Vivetique's domestic Pure Grow Wool(TM) which is un-dyed, untreated, and comes from sheep that graze in pesticide-free pastures and have no chemicals added to their feed.

Available for purchase at Design Within Reach retail stores nationally, or by visiting, The Be Well Collection by Mary Cordaro retails for $3,500.00 in Queen size. The Collection also includes pillows and mattress protectors.

It is this spirit of invention, coupled with the ability to meet the needs of the evolving marketplace that has made Vivetique the gold standard for organic bedding. Vivetique already distributes their line of organic sleep sets to more than 400 retail locations nationwide.

About Mary Cordaro & H3Environmental

Mary Cordaro is the president and Founder of H3Environmental, specializing in healthy, luxury bedroom products, resources for diagnosing and solving toxic home environments, and education. Cordaro has been working in the field of healthy, ecological building since 1989. Her products have evolved and changed with the most recent information and criteria from the field of Bau-Biologie and Mary Cordaro's work as an environmental consultant. By incorporating Bau-Biologie, Building Science, and an extensive knowledge of green building materials, she has been able to help not only the chemically sensitive and those prone to allergies but anyone trying conscientiously to maintain their health and the health of their home. For more information on The Mary Cordaro Collection of Naturally Healthy, Organic Beds and Bedding, visit or call (818) 766-1787.

About The Natural Bedroom by Vivetique

The Natural Bedroom by Vivetique first opened its doors in the "Crown City" of Pasadena, California in 1917, where the company was originally known as Crown City Mattress. Today, twin brothers Steve and Scott Carwile are maintaining Vivetique's status as the leading natural mattress manufacturer with decades of experience. Vivetique continues its mission of providing Vivetique customers with the most restful and healthy night's sleep possible, without compromising a commitment to quality. For more information about The Natural Bedroom by Vivetique visit or call 1 (800) 365-6563.