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Arizona charity that accepts mattress donation

Donate Mattress Phoenix – Mattress Charity Expands to Arizona

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Looking to donate your bed in a box mattress to a charity? Adopt a Bed, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, now has pick up service in Arizona. Areas served: Maricopa County which includes Phoenix, Mesa, Gilbert, Tempe and Scottsdale.

If you have a mattress return from a bed in a box brand, it’s usually like new — usually only 100 days old or less. To get a full refund on most boxed mattresses companies will leave it up to the customer to find a charity to donate your bed to.

It can be challenging to find a charity that will accept these beds or any who provide a free pick up service. Without charities that accept these mattresses, they may end up being thrown away (sent to the landfill).

Have a mattress to donate? You can request a pick up.

Phoenix mattress donation

Arizona Charity – What Mattresses are Accepted

Adopt a Bed will accept a new mattress from almost any brand, however, it must be in good, clean condition. There is no charge for the service, though you may tip the driver or make a tax deductible donation.

Mattresses accepted include: Layla, Purple mattress, mattresses purchased on Amazon, Zinus, Nectar, Dreamcloud, Casper, Ghostbed, Voila, Avocado, Lull, Brentwood Home, Brooklyn Bedding and more. 

No box springs are accepted and your mattress must be no more than 18 months old. They must be 2 years old or newer for a tax receipt (for your personal taxes).

Charity Receipt

Upon pickup you will get a physical receipt with the information required to process your refund.

Arizona Cities Where Pick up is Offered

Right now Adopt a Bed is doing pick ups in the Phoenix area only although they hope to expand to other areas of the state.

Adopt a Bed donates mattresses directly to those in need (when people fill out a request form on their website) or shelters, domestic violence centers and more.

Eight Pod

New Eight Sleep Mattress Adjusts to Your Body Temperature

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Eight Mattress is already the most high tech mattress we know. Today they announced a new mattress that will automatically adjust to your body temperature. It’s called the Eight Sleep Pod. It’s not a nap pod or something that encloses over you. This high tech mattress uses liquid embedded into the layers to regulate the temperature.

We haven’t seen anything like it!

The company says they used 43 million hours of sleep data, insights from over 30,000 sleepers and says they collaborated with 5 leading sleep researchers to come up with the Pod.

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Eight Sleep Pod

Pod tracks your sleep and learns the right temperature for you. Features personalized temperature regulation on each side of the bed. Temperatures can range between 55° and 115°F so it’s ideal for any climate.

The Pod is the only bed that dynamically adjusts its temperature to be perfect for you all night long. It monitors your sleep patterns, learns your temperature preferences and cools and heats to keep you comfortable.

There are sensors in the 4 layers of foam and it’s a liquid based thermoelectric system.

During the night the bed keeps you at thermoneutral or to your settings. Best of all, if you sleep with someone, both the dynamic temperature and biometric tracking work independently for each side of the bed. That means one side can be cooled (for example, if she has menopausal symptoms such as night sweats) and the other side could be neutral (so he doesn’t freeze while she tries to stay comfortable).

In addition to helping you sleep by getting the temperature just right, the Pod can act as a thermo alarm to wake you up gradually and naturally, without the sound of an alarm. It gradually cools the bed in the morning and can adjust the temperature to help you fall asleep at night.

All smart mattresses Eight sells come with an app to track:

– Sleep Stages
– Heart Rate
– Respiration

Eight uses the data to give you tips to help improve your sleep.

Connects to your smart home through Amazon Echo, Google Home, Nest, and Philips Hue.


Medium firm foam mattress

Sleep Trial

100 days


10 years


Prices start at $1,995. Pre Order only. Reserve with $95 deposit. Shipping begins April 2019. Fast, easy financing is available, including at 0% interest (should you qualify).

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Ghostbed pillow top mattress

GhostBed Goes High End with New Flex Hybrid Mattress

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GhostBed has a new mattress in their line of memory foam beds. The GhostBed Flex hybrid mattress is a luxurious 13-inch deep mattress with 7 layers, including memory foam, foam and coils. Flex is GhostBed’s third mattress and joins the original GhostBed and GhostBed Luxe.

The GhostBed Flex features a pillow top, is softer than the other two options and is the only bed they sell that has coils. Both the Flex and Luxe are 13-inches deep.

It’s difficult to keep the two models straight, because you’d think the softer, higher end model would be called Luxe, but it’s the Flex.


The Flex is the most plush mattress GhostBed offers and comes in between a 4-5 on a 1-10 scale (with 1 being a marshmallow and 10 being cement).


At the time of writing, a queen Flex Hybrid is $1485, which is $210 above the Luxe.

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GhostBed Flex has 7 layers, including 8 1/2” tall individual coils for support.

1. Cooling Topper – GhostBed Flex’s top layer with advanced cooling technology.

2. 1” of Cooling Fiber – A layer of cooling comfort is woven into topper to aid airflow.

3. 1” of Gel Memory Foam

4. 1″ of another type of Gel Memory Foam

5. 1″ of Transition Foam

6. Individually Wrapped & Reinforced 8 1/2” Support Coils

7. 1″ High-Density Support Foam

GhostBed, GhostBed Luxe, and GhostBed Flex are made without ozone depleters; formaldehyde; PBDEs, TDCPP or TCEP (“Tris”) flame retardants; mercury, lead, and other heavy metals; and phthalates. GhostBed products are low VOC emissions for indoor air quality.

Sleep Trial

GhostBed features a 101-night sleep trial. If not completely satisfied, GhostBed will arrange for the return and give a full refund.


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saatva mattress super bowl ad

Saatva to Debut Super Bowl Ad to Guide you to Sleep Heaven

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Saatva, an affordable luxury mattress brand, is airing their first Super Bowl commercial. The lighthearted commercial pokes fun at traditional mattress shopping gimmicks and focuses on sleep enlightenment.

It begins with a couple who types, “best mattress” into a search engine. Immediately a real guide appears who takes them on a journey to show them all of the frightening scenes depicting their various options.

“This is enlightenment?,” the woman asks after they stop at a floor where online coupons and sales are being pitched by unscrupulous-looking mattress reviewers. “No, these are search results, the bellhop says. “You can get lost in here real quick if you don’t know what you’re looking for.”

Though the ad has been on YouTube since September, a clip from it is airing during the 2019 Super Bowl. The ad already has over 9 million views.

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Saatva Super Bowl Ad

Is this the first online brand to air a Super Bowl ad? Here’s an extended version of Saatva’s fun ad…watch for the actual ad during the game.

In the video, hotel bellhop is a “Sleep Guide” who helps people navigate the chaos of buying a mattress online. They stop at a mattress store too (it’s pretty funny). At the end they get to “mattress buying nirvana,” which looks like a fun beach vacation but the beach has mattresses instead of lounge chairs.

They are also giving away 5 luxury sleep sanctuaries (read: a suite of Saatva products). Learn more about that below.


Saatva Giveaway

Saatva is giving away a luxury sleep sanctuary to five lucky winners as part of their promotion. The sanctuary’s value is at over $2,000.

Winners get a Saatva luxury innerspring mattress (any size), a Saatva Dreams luxury organic cotton sheet set, and a Saatva Dreams pillow.

Click to go enter the giveaway:

Dream Bedroom Giveaway


Destination Mattress Heaven

One thing that sets Saatva apart from other online mattresses is they offer free white glove delivery and free mattress removal of your old mattress.

When it comes to ordering a mattress online, Saatva gives you a lot of choices. Choose from 3 comfort levels – a plush pillow top (a 3/10 on firmness), a middle (5-6), and a firm mattresses (8/10). You can also choose between 11.5″ or 14.5″ deep.

The queen 11.5″ is just over $1,000 – affordable as claimed. Though the process is a bit cumbersome compared to other mattress companies (not heaven), they have several options to choose from and are known for their excellent customer service. Check prices here.

Layla Mattress Has a New Modern Look

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It’s a new year and a new look for Layla mattress. There are a lot of changes so keep reading to see what’s changed. What HASN’T changed is the mattress itself (inside).

Just to recap what makes Layla unique:

  • Flippable 2-sided mattress with a soft and a more firm side
  • Copper infused foam that emphasizes pain relief

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New Layla Sleep Logo and Colors

New Look Emphasizes Being Awake Rather than Being Asleep

Layla’s new brand has launched with new colors which include variations of orange, light grey, and green. The brand wants to make you think of being your best awake self with more energy. So goodbye purple color scheme and hello  brighter colors.

Rather than a focus on sleep, Layla wants to shift their focus to being more AWAKE. For example, how to be a better person awake and perform better during the day.

Here’s the new Layla logo.

new Layla mattress

The website has been redesigned to reflect the new look.

New Mattress Cover and Mattress Design

Goodbye diamond/cube shaped patterns, hello hexagons! Layla is using hexagons as our primary design pattern across all their products for an updated look. We think it looks sportier.

new Layla mattress

The biggest change is the mattress cover. Layla has updated the cover on all their products but with the mattress cover, it’s labeled to make it much easier to identify the soft and firm side of the mattress.

In addition Layla has a proprietary “softening” process in their fabric that makes their covers much softer than other brands.

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The Layla Pillow is Now Adjustable!

We love the Layla pillow, it’s one of our top picks. But it’s even better because Layla pillows now have a zipper so you can easily remove and add fill in order to customize the feel and loft. Hooray – we love adjustable pillows!

New Goodies in the Box

The box reflects the new look along with all of the packaging.

And Layla has improved the unboxing experience. Now the box comes with more than just a mattress. You’ll also get a welcome box, filled with goodies including a Layla drawstring bag, Layla T-Shirt, a plastic wrapper opener, brochures, instructional cards, and stickers.

Layla Mattress Prices

Here are the prices and sizes of a Layla Mattress:
TWIN: $499
TWIN XL: $599
FULL: $799
QUEEN: $899
KING: $999
CAL KING: $999

In addition to the mattress and pillow, Layla has a topper, bed frame and foundation.

Layla Mattress Deal

Take up to $100 off any sized Layla mattress and receive a free premium pillow with the purchase until February 7. 2019!

What do you think of the new design?

Wayfair Launches Membership Program with Free Shipping, Discounts and More

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Wayfair recently launched a new membership program called MyWay.

MyWay is a subscription-based membership program ($29.99/year) that grants members a variety of benefits, including:
1. Free Shipping on every product (even orders under $49) and free 1-day shipping on thousands of items
2. 25% off In-Home Services, such as assembly and installation, and upgraded delivery services like “Room of Choice” and “Full Service Delivery”
3. Exclusive Perks, like access to insider sales

Best-selling sleep-related items from Wayfair

Get Discounted Handy Assembly with MyWay (discounted 25% with MyWay)
Matheney Panel Bed (comes in black matte, gold, white and bronze)

bestselling metal bed frame
Stoneford End Table
Lyster Platform Bed (white, bronze, gold, pink)

Top Wayfair products that Ship for FREE with MyWay (all products under $49 ship for free with MyWay)
Fairbury Microfiber Sheet Set
Eldon Reversible Quilt Set in 22 colors

Amazon Cheap Beds Undercut Bed in a Box Prices

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October 2018 Mattress Industry News Roundup

Mattress Firm Bankruptcy

Mattress Firm, the largest seller of mattresses in the US filed for bankruptcy protection (Oct. 5). The company has 3,400 locations nationwide. They plan to close “as many as 700 by year’s end”.

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Cheap Amazon Mattresses Undercut Other Brands

Amazon came out with their own mattress and it’s really cheap. They have two brands: AmazonBasics brand and Rivet.

The AmazonBasics memory foam bed comes in 8″, 10″ and 12″. The 8″ king is $239.99 and is included in Amazon Prime (shipping is free). It has a 1 year warranty.

Rivet is their other brand. Only the Rivet brand offers a 100-day free trial. The rest are standard 30 days. 

Just a quick comparison. Walmart also has their own brand called Allswell. Cost is $585 for a Queen and $745 for a Supreme Queen and comes in soft or medium firm.

DreamCloud Adds Affordable Adjustable Base

DreamCloud has added adjustable frames which is a reasonable $1199 for a king. See the frame here. They also added a plain metal frame, a stylish contemporary frame with headboard and a foundation. Next up? Sheets.

Dreamcloud adjustable base

Brooklyn Bedding Goes Green with Eco-Friendly Mattress

Bed-in-a-box company Brooklyn Bedding came out with a new natural bed called the Bloom Hybrid.

The 12″ tall bed has responsibly sourced latex foam, individually wrapped coils, and a cotton/wool cover. The coils are made from recycled material.

Best of all the Bloom Hybrid comes in 3 firmness levels. Yes, they offer a firm, which is more difficult to find in boxed brands.

Price for a king is $2,199.

Amore Beds also came out with a new hybrid luxury mattress in a box.

Casper Takes 10% Off for Members of the Military

Casper now offers a 10% military discount off any order with a mattress for Active Duty, Retirees, Veterans, Military Spouses, and Military Family Members. Want to see who else offers military discounts? See our list of Veterans Day 2018 mattress sales.

Eight Sleep’s New Premium Hybrid Smart Bed

Eight has the new Venus+ smart mattress with a premium hybrid design and construction. Comes with luxury materials like a Latex topper. See it here.


New Keetsa Minimo Bed Frame

Called the Minimo, the minimalist bed frame has a modern industrial look and is 12″ high. 

“Simply Beautiful and Durable. Keetsa bed frames offers the superior strength of steel for maximum stability and provides robust support for a mattress without the need for additional box spring or foundation. ”

Minimo is available in 2 colours: Snow White and Gun Metal


New Mattress Charity in Utah

Need to return and get your refund for a bed-in-a-box mattress? If you live near Salt Lake City, a new charity will pick them up for you or you can drop off your bed. They also donate a bed when you buy one.

Donate Mattress Utah – New Nonprofit for Bed Pick Ups Or Drop Offs

Wayfair Debuts New Membership Site MyWay

Wayfair has a new loyalty program called MyWay. It’s a subscription-based membership program ($29.99/year) and members get:
1. Free Shipping on Everything (even orders under $49)
2. 25% off In-Home Services, such as assembly and installation, and upgraded delivery services like “Room of Choice” and “Full Service Delivery”
3. Exclusive Perks, including access to insider sales
4. Free 1-day Shipping on Thousands of Items

Their other brands Joss & Main, Birch Lane, and AllModern also offer the service.

According to the company, bestsellers in Bed/Bedding that can use MyWay  include:
Matheney Panel Bed
Lyster Platform Bed
Fairbury Microfiber Sheet Set
Eldon Reversible Quilt Set
Wayfair Basics 1800 Series 6 Piece Sheet Set

Bed Bath & Beyond also has a new membership program (to compete with Amazon Prime). It’s called Beyond+ and costs $29 a year. You know how you’re always searching for one of their coupons? Well Beyond+ members get free standard shipping on all online orders and 20% off their entire purchases made online or in a store. A fantastic deal for regular shoppers.

October Industry News

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With 130,000+ positive reviews for our original T&N Mattress, the Mint Mattress is our next step. Mint is everything that makes the original great, with exciting new features.

DreamCloud has added adjustable frames to their site to complement their best selling luxury mattress and is launching a full suite of luxury add ons such as foundations and sheets. Customers can now create a luxurious bedroom experience, which allows for a fully customizable sleep.
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Mattress Firm, the largest seller of mattresses in the US and most pun-committed company, filed for bankruptcy protection yesterday (Oct. 5).
donate mattress utah

Donate Mattress Utah – New Charity Takes Mattress Returns

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Donate Mattress Utah

Mattress donation UtahUPDATE: Adopt a Bed will arrange pickup in most states through our partner who donates. Fill out the form and someone will contact you to arrange.

Ever tried to donate a mattress in Utah? Good luck! Most charities (like Goodwill, Deseret Industries, and Salvation Army) won’t accept a used mattress. Some are on a case by case basis.

Case in point. The International Rescue Committee lists items refugees need in Utah. In their list of items not accepted? Mattresses.

Charity Mattress Return

Adopt a Bed, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, is an official Utah charity that accepts mattress donations. Returns may be for beds that are within their trial period so you can get your refund. Or, they must be 2 years old or newer for a tax receipt (for your personal taxes).

You can drop off your mattress by appointment at their location on 3300 S in Salt Lake City OR call to arrange a pickup by filling out their form online and they’ll come and pick up your mattress.

In most cases, your bed must be 1 year old or in new condition.

You can donate a mattress in Provo (Utah County), St. George, Ogden, Salt Lake and more.

Drop off your bed at

Adopt a Bed
583 W Billinis Rd #1
South Salt Lake, UT 84115

Call to arrange: 385-333-6692 or Go here and fill out the form to request a pickup of your mattress.

If you have a mattress return from a boxed brand, you know it’s like new. You’d like to see it go to a good cause. After all, it’s usually only 100 days old or less. To get a full refund on most boxed mattresses you need to select how it will be returned. These are mattresses you bought online and now need a receipt in order to get your refund. Adopt a Bed can accept mattresses one year old or newer.

They accept most brands that you buy online, including Purple mattress, mattresses purchased on Amazon, Nectar, Dreamcloud, Casper, Ghostbed, Voila, Avocado, Lull, Brentwood Home, Brooklyn Bedding, etc.


donate mattress in Utah

Please be aware that there are for profit companies that represent themselves as a charity. Emma Petersen told us that sometimes companies say that they work with Adopt a Bed that people who genuinely want to donate their mattress are sometimes misled. So be sure to contact them directly.

Adopt a Bed donates mattresses to homeless shelter, domestic violence centers and more.

We interviewed Emma Peterson, founder of Adopt a Bed, about how she got started and who they help with mattress donations. Watch the video below:

Amore Bed Debuts New Luxury Hybrid Mattress

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Today Amore Beds launches a new luxury hybrid bed made with foam and coils. With the new model they offer more personalization. You can get more firmness options or dual-firmness. Before this new model, Amore had a flippable all foam bed and a hybrid coil bed.

Amore Beds founder Todd Summerville said they wanted the gold standard. “No expense was spared in sourcing the highest-grade materials and we put our hybrid technologies through extensive testing as we finalized the configuration of the mattress.”

Comes in medium and medium firm. Note, there are commissioned links in this article which may result in payment. Thanks for supporting Unbox Mattress.

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Amore Mattress Layers and Materials

Here’s a breakdown of the new bed:

Mattress Cover

Choose from two options: a copper infused cover (for an additional charge) or a hypoallergenic organic cotton cover.

2” of 100% Natural Talalay Latex

Sourced from what they say is the world’s finest rubber plant, Amore Beds’ Talalay latex is breathable, ultra comfortable and is made without any adhesives, glues or synthetics. Latex is renowned for responding instantly to changes in movement and equalizes body weight, therefore it offers superior  pressure point relief.

2” of FusionFlex™ Propriety Comfort Foam

Optimised for enhanced comfort, FusionFlex™ foam helps draw moisture away from the body and allows body heat to disperse quickly, enabling you to sleep cool and comfortable through the year. FusionFlex™ also offers greater surface resilience than other foams, ensuring your spine is adequately supported across a range of sleeping positions.

6” Wrapped Coils with Dual-Density Zoned Parimeter

A full grid of individually wrapped coils support every square inch of the body, aligning the spine and reducing aches and pains. The coil grid also allows for air to pass through the mattress for cooling. The zoned parimeter of dual-density coils along the edges of the mattress provides good edge support.

In addition, the Luxury Hybrid mattress utilizes GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) organic cotton with a blend of GOTS wool for a more natural flame resistance. The bed is made with breathable open-cell transition foam and a high-density foam base.

It’s engineered to conform well to an adjustable base which Amore also sells.


The mattress is a full 12.5 inches and made with CertiPUR-US and Oeko-Tex certified materials.


Amore Beds has an introductory offer that includes a free pillow. As an example, a queen costs $925.

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Comes with a 100-night risk-free sleep trial, free delivery*, a 10 – 20-year warranty and financing options. For complete information on the new Luxury Hybrid mattress, visit Amore Beds’ newly redesigned website at amorebeds.com