From the very beginning of the Home of Wool journey, our intention was to create eco-friendly products that will draw your home closer to nature and make your life healthier. In a business dominated by fast furniture and industrialized mass production of synthetic products, we choose to create items that are made to fit, built to last, and at the same time kinder to the planet. Our key principle is to only use natural, sustainable and biodegradable materials and make items that last a lifetime. Our team of talented artisans has developed and keeps on working on many creative ways of recycling and reusing the leftover fabrics and wool batting scraps from the production process, handcrafting beautiful items to support our Zero Waste Mission. 


What We Do With

the Larger Pieces
of Leftover Fabric?

Zero Waste Mattresses
with Stitched Fabric

Our products are all made-to-order which also ensures we follow our zero waste philosophy, creating no more than what is requested by our customers.

In each process, however, there is some leftover material. And what do we do with it? We create some high-quality mattresses and toppers.

We use the larger remaining pieces from cuts to create affordably priced mattresses and toppers. We simply stitch a few pieces in neat parallel lines to form each surface of the mattress.

Since the pieces are leftovers from other cuts, we have decided to not charge for the fabric, allowing us to reduce the price of the mattresses made from fabric pieces, thus adding a more affordable option for our customers.

  • Home of Wool Wool-Filled Crib or Stokke Mattress With Stitched FabricHome of Wool Wool-Filled Crib or Stokke Mattress With Stitched Fabric - stitch detail
    Prices from $417

    The ultimate healthy mattress for babies combining handmade craftsmanship and luxurious comfort. We try to reduce our footprint by using leftover pieces from other cuts, so we make mattresses from a few pieces connected with joining seams in parallel lines.

    *Questa promozione è soggetta a disponibilità.

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    • Cerniere in metallo resistenti sui lati, in modo da poter regolare, aggiungere o togliere facilmente la lana se necessario (cerniere in plastica su richiesta).
    • Tatuato a mano con filo di lino naturale per tutto l'articolo per mantenere il ripieno in posizione.
    • Nessuna tubatura sui bordi.
    • Pezzi avanzati di tessuto di altri tagli cuciti insieme per formare il guscio del materasso.
    • In omaggio kit di rammendo.

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  • Home of Wool zero waste wool mattress topperHome of Wool zero waste wool mattress topper-side
    Prices from $550

    About our Zero Waste mission

    Utilizziamo i pezzi più grandi rimasti dai tagli per creare articoli a prezzi accessibili. Per formare ogni superficie, cuciamo semplicemente alcuni pezzi in linee parallele e ordinate. Poiché i pezzi sono avanzi di altri tagli, abbiamo deciso di non far pagare il tessuto, consentendoci di ridurre il prezzo degli articoli realizzati con pezzi di tessuto, aggiungendo così un'opzione più conveniente per i nostri clienti. Per saperne di più qui.

    *The Zero Waste Mission promotion is subject to availability.

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    • Advanced technology.
    • Stitches between the pieces are made with double seams for durability.
    • 2 handles on each long side for easy flipping and moving.
    • Cinghie elastiche to secure to your mattress.
    • Lana fiocchi su tufts per durata.
    • Metallo resistente cerniere on all 4 sides so you can easily adjust the wool, add or remove wool if necessary. We can also offer plastic zippers upon request.
    • Tatuato a mano with natural linen thread.
    • In omaggio kit di rammendo.

    THICKNESS:

    2-2.5″ (5-6 cm)

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  • Materasso in lana a rifiuti zero Home of Woolmaterasso in lana con rivestimento in tessuto cucito
    Prezzi da $830

    SULLA NOSTRA MISSIONE RIFIUTI ZERO

    Utilizziamo i pezzi più grandi rimasti dai tagli per creare articoli a prezzi accessibili. Per formare ogni superficie, cuciamo semplicemente alcuni pezzi in linee parallele e ordinate. Poiché i pezzi sono avanzi di altri tagli, abbiamo deciso di non far pagare il tessuto, consentendoci di ridurre il prezzo degli articoli realizzati con pezzi di tessuto, aggiungendo così un'opzione più conveniente per i nostri clienti. Per saperne di più qui.

    *Questa promozione è soggetta a disponibilità.

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    • Cerniere in metallo resistenti sui lati, in modo da poter regolare, aggiungere o togliere facilmente la lana se necessario (cerniere in plastica su richiesta).
    • Tatuato a mano con filo di lino naturale per tutto l'articolo per mantenere il ripieno in posizione.
    • Nessuna tubatura sui bordi.
    • Pezzi avanzati di tessuto di altri tagli cuciti insieme per formare il guscio del materasso.
    • In omaggio kit di rammendo.

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What We Do With
the Wool Batting Scraps?

Out of the smallest fabric and wool batting scraps left over from other cuts during the production process we create some unique items – hand-woven rugs, dreamcatchers, stuffed animal toys and so much more. We also use some of the leftover wool and scraps as a filling for poufs and ottoman cushions.

What We Do With
the Smaller Pieces of Fabric?

Home of Wool bag of fabric scraps - wool, linen, silk and cotton

BAGS OF FABRIC SCRAPS & AROMA BAGS

Due to numerous inquiries and high demand, we’ve also created our bags of fabric scraps that many artisans all around the world find extremely useful for their crafts or patchwork.

Some of the smaller pieces left over from the process are either donated to ISE – Initiative for Social Empowerment where they are turned into beautiful aroma dolls and bags.

Be Up to Date With Our New Zero Waste Items

This option is subject to availability. We can only create a Zero Waste Mission product when we have all the fabric pieces needed for it available.

Be the first to know when our most wanted Zero Waste Mission mattresses, toppers, and home décor items are available by subscribing to our newsletter:

Crafting Sustainable Products

According to The International Sleep Products Association, 10.8 years is the average life of a mattress and box spring. The current population of the United States of America is almost 333 million. Can you calculate how many mattresses end up in the landfill each and every year? And that is only households’ mattresses we are counting. What about if we add up all kinds of hotels and dormitories?

While most conventional mattresses last about 10 years, wool mattresses’ life span is much longer. If taken care of properly, a wool mattress could be with you and serve you incredibly well for 50 and more years to come.

We do believe in the power of conscious choices. We create our mattresses with the belief that the less we buy, the less we waste, and the more we reduce and repair, the longer, the brighter, and the healthier our future will be. That is why we always stress on the care for our wool creations. The care that will help them serve you longer.

Having that in mind, investing in a natural wool-filled mattress that is made out of biodegradable materials is a very beneficial decision for both your home environment and the planet.

Wool is a renewable material and at the end of its life cycle it completely degrades in soil (and water), releasing beneficial nutrients.

Many chemicals used in the production of most mattresses have a harmful impact. During manufacture, some affect the health of factory workers, and others are discharged into ecosystems around the planet. In our production process, we do not use any toxic materials or chemicals, keeping it clean and healthy.

How to Recycle Your Old Mattress?

Before getting rid of your old mattress, no matter what kind of a mattress it is, think carefully if you could postpone that and repair it so that you can enjoy it for longer. If that is not the case, explore the option for recycling it. Most conventional mattresses are complex products and most of the elements they are consisted of could be recycled. Recycling, however, is not always happening. More often than not mattresses end up in the landfill.

If you are at the point of recycling your mattress, check out Earth911.org e Byebyemattress.com to see if there is a local recycling facility near you. Some facilities have community drop off points or will come to pick up your bed for a small fee. You could also resell or donate a mattress that is still in decent shape.

Packaging Our Items

We try to minimize the waste created throughout the packaging process as well. Since we ship worldwide it’s very important to have the items well wrapped and safe from any moisture or other possible dangers. Alternatively, we risk damaging the product during transit and we’ll have to create and send a new one, which will result in increasing our footprint. Given the specifics of this shipping, the options for packaging materials are not that many. Though we always research new technologies and ways to reduce our imprint. Currently, the foils we use are 100% recyclable and the bags we create are re-usable. The recycling code of the packaging is 4 – LDPE (low-density polyethylene).