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What can I do with my old crib mattress? Figgy X Newton Baby play couch has an eco-friendly solution!

Crib mattresses get the majority of our mind space at two pivotal times. First, when we are agonizing over which one we should invest in for our new baby and second, when they outgrow it and we have to find a way to dispose of it.

What can I do with my old crib mattress? Figgy X Newton Baby play couch has an eco-friendly solution!

Crib Mattress Lifespan and Use

Crib mattresses get the majority of our mind space at two pivotal times. First, when we are agonizing over which one we should invest in for our new baby and second, when they outgrow it and we have to find a way to dispose of it.

Unfortunately, donating a used crib mattress isn't always an easy option. For safety concerns, like SIDS, it isn't recommended that you use a second-hand mattress and many places won't even accept them. Even without a recall, a crib mattress lifespan is only about 5 years.

Sure you could put it in the garbage and let it go to a landfill, but that was an expensive investment and isn't a great option for the environment.

Newton Baby Crib Mattress

The Figgy x Newton Baby Play Couch

We finally have another solution for some of you! Newton Baby makes one of the safest crib matttresses are a popular brand because of their breathability and washability. Yes, you can actually hose it down! It's no oridinary crib mattress on the inside either and is made of special food-grade polymer ensuring it lightweight and supportive.

When we met with the team, we knew they shared the same values we did at Figgy. The Figgy X Newton Baby Play Couch was born out of a desire to keep crib mattresses out of landfills and provide a way for families to upcycle their crib mattress once they no longer needed it for sleep.

Figgy is the only play couch company to design a cover exclusively for the Newton Baby crib mattress. Made from Oeko-Tex and Greenguard Gold certified fabrics, it pairs perfectly as an additional piece for your play couch.

The mattresses material is lightweight enough to easily manuever and the perfect size and shape for a fort roof, an obstacle course ramp, or a play tent wall.

Figgy x Newton Baby Crib Mattress Play Couch

Other ways to recycle crib mattresses

If you don't have a Newton Baby mattress and want to find a way to recycle it, there are some options depending on the state you live in.