May 2011 Newsletter

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May 2011 Issue

Did you know ??

… that wool is the most hydrophilic of all natural fibres. That means it is able to absorb moisture.  Each wool fibre can absorb up to 30% of its own weight in moisture without feeling damp.  Comparatively, cotton absorbs 8% and some synthetic fibres as low as 2 %.

The Gift of Wool Keeps on Giving

Wool is the perfect choice for natural, healthy bedding.  It regulates temperature, controls and expels moisture and acts as a natural fire retardant.  This last quality allows for Dormio’s mattresses to pass fire regulations without harmful chemicals.  Wool can sometimes seem magical. Under the same wool duvet, it can warm a cold body and simultaneously cool a warm one. Two bodies, two effects, one duvet. Magical!

A comparison of wool with competitive products

WoolDownSynthetics
RenewableYesNoNo
Animal Cruelty FreeYesNoYes
Eco-FriendlyYesNoNo
Dust ResistantYesNoYes
Moisture transferExcellentPoorNone
DurabilityExcellentPoorExcellent
Chemical FreeYesNoNo
Hypo-AllergenicYesNoYes
Flame ResistantYesYesNo
Static ResistantYesYesNo

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