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We’re Turning 40! Celebrate With Us?

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At White Lotus Home, we believe that women are an incredibly valuable asset to our society and our business.

In fact, we can’t celebrate our 40th Anniversary without giving major credit to all of the women who have led our company over the years! 

Did you know? 

💚 Since 1981, White Lotus Home has been established and run primarily by women

💚 Our Vice President, Elizabeth Pando, was also born in 1981. (We won’t tell you how old she will be this year, but if you guessed 20, you are right!... times two 😉)

💚 Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd, and our owner’s mom’s birthday is the same day! She worked diligently at White Lotus Home until 2010. We still have her beautiful plants all over the showroom, and we continue to honor all she taught us before she left Mother Earth. While we celebrate our company’s 40th Anniversary, we will celebrate her legacy as well.

Our 40th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration Is Here! 

Since 1981, we’ve done our best to offer competitive prices on green and organic mattresses, pillows, and bedding. However, the problem we hear all too often is that our customers want to choose 100% organic products but can not afford the up to 50% more in cost.

We hear you, we understand, and we want to help! 

To celebrate our 40th Anniversary, we will give 40 lucky winners the opportunity to purchase any WLH Organic Bedding at our non-organic Green Product Prices. That means you could save up to 50% on the cost of any WLH 100% GOTS Certified Organic product!   

Here’s how to enter… 

Step 1: Follow us on Facebook and/or Instagram 

Step 2: Write a post or leave a comment telling us why you want a WLH Organic MattressPillowDuvetor Topper in your home

Step 3: Tag all the friends you can! The more the merrier! 

40 lucky winners will be chosen before this coming Earth Day, April 22nd, 2021. You can enter every day or as many times as you like until then to increase your chances of winning. 😁

We look forward to reading your posts and comments!

Need Pillows for the Whole Family?

Don’t Miss This BOGO Deal! 

This week’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Savings Offer is a BOGO deal on the next 100 orders! 

Enter coupon code “BOGO” at checkout to buy one pillow and get one FREE! 

*This deal is only available to the next 100 orders, so don’t delay!*

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A Party is Always Better with Friends!

Please remember, our ten crew strong family-owned and operated business relies almost entirely on REFERRALS, so please invite your friends and family to subscribe to our mailing list so they can join in on the fun of our 40th Anniversary Celebration too!

FINE PRINT: BOGO valid on pillow orders of 2 or more. ADD an EVEN # of pillows to your CART to see the savings! FREE pillow will be of equal or lesser value. Valid towards NEW PILLOW Orders only. FIRST 100 PILLOW Orders!

Contact us today 1-877-426-3623 or 732-828-2111

EMAIL: INFO@WhiteLotusHome.com

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Why So Many are Switching to FIRM Mattresses?

In the last 16 years of working at White Lotus Home, I am surprised by the number of people that prefer a Firm Mattress and choose our Organic Boulder Mattresses.

The Boulder is the firmest mattress we hand make in the USA, but only since 2007, not 1981 when White Lotus Home was established.

After taking over this great company in 2006, local customers practically begged me to make our already semi-firm mattresses even firmer. Their words were something like “If you make it as firm as I need it, I will buy one for the entire family” and they eventually did and continued to tell their friends and family. Also, a cool company in Boulder Colorado had a similar request and our Boulder Mattress was born.

Our Boulder Mattresses are rolled up, vacuumed, and shipped all over the world now. Below are the most popular reasons why our Organic Cotton Boulder Style Mattress, was the best selling White Lotus Home Mattress in 2020.   


   






✅ Back doctors suggested trying a firm mattress. 

✅ “This is the way I slept the best back in my country”

✅ In need of more support due to a recent medical condition.

✅ Many physically active clients report that their body feels better every morning.

✅ Tired of sleeping on the floor...

GOTS Organic Boulder Dreamton

DON’T just take my word for it, below are recent reviews found on our page.

Hannah C (Greendale, Wisconsin)  November 30, 2020. Have been sleeping on it every night and we love it! We wanted a very firm mattress and this fits the bill. I would recommend not only this mattress but this company to anyone that needs a new mattress. The quality is clearly better than any mattress I've ever owned. It is handmade but very durable.

Francis J (Minneapolis, Minnesota) August 14, 2020. This mattress is nice and firm! Maybe we should have got the 8" instead of the 7" because sheets don't fit very tight and my partner does not like creases in the sheets, but thats on us. The mattress firmness level is awesome!

Andrea O (Virginia Beach, Virginia) March 25, 2020. We ordered this mattress for our son to move him out of a crib to a "big-boy" bed and he is stoked. I am excited because, like our daughter, I know that he is sleeping on a healthy mattress! Since *** all of our bedding (mattresses and pillows) has been purchased from White Lotus.

Tina G. March 04, 2020. This is my third mattress from White Lotus. I'm very pleased w/this mattress. I hadn't ordered the one wrapped in wool (w/in a cotton cover of course) before, cuz I was afraid it would bother my immune issues, but this time I did and it's perfect. They all come w/a slight odor from the natural materials, but it does dissipate over time. This mattress is very comfortable, yet very firm which I love. I highly recommend it if you like a firm mattress w/no flame retardants.

Maureen M December 15, 2018. I have many products from WHITE LOTUS and honestly, like them all! Am impressed with their philosophy of sleep and design! The Boulder mattress is the best mattress I have had, and have had many over the years. In an effort to achieve comfort related to scoliosis and MS mobility, I have tried many and conclude that the Boulder offers the most comfort, support.

Alora November 27, 2017. I really like this mattress. It is firm and really helped ease my back problems I was having with previous mattresses that were too soft. When I bought the mattress I paid a little extra for handles, which is incredibly helpful for rotating the mattresses and move in/move out.

Sam April 23, 2017. I love this mattress! It is very firm as described, super supportive; it also acts as a natural temperature regulator because of the wool and I don't get too hot or too cold sleeping on it. It just feels very comfortable and the way a bed should feel. I would highly recommend to anyone who likes a firm mattress!

Shelly December 15, 2018. We absolutely love this mattress. It is so supportive, and I love knowing that I am sleeping on a health-promoting bed.

Questions?

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Organic vs Green Mattress Pros & Cons!

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As a continuation of the Mattress Pros & Cons! We would appreciate it if you share your own personal Mattress experience below!

The Difference Between a Green & Organic White Lotus Home Mattress

All Dreamton & Vegan Mattresses are available in the Green Cotton or Organic Cotton options. Green Cotton is like buying fruits from a local farm while Organic Cotton is like buying fruits from Whole Foods Market and the likes.

What is GOTS-Certified Organic Cotton? 

It is where cotton gets its degree, GOTS-certified organic cotton is held to the highest standards for health and sustainability. The core of most of our mattress options are hand made of endless fluffy layers of 100% pesticide-free US-grown GOTS Certified organic cotton raised sustainably, from our farms to your bed. Pesticide and insecticide-free, 100% natural and biodegradable, safe for sensitive skin, firm, yet soft, consumes 91% less water to grow than regular cotton, and protects farmers from pesticide exposure.


What is Green Cotton?   

A more affordable option to our organic cotton, our conventionally grown Green Cotton is grown in the United States — it just isn’t certified organic. This more affordable material is slightly firmer than organic cotton, but the real beauty is in what it doesn’t have: NO dyes, NO perfumes & NO flame retardants. Grown by farmers right here in the US, Green Cotton is a fabulous cost-saving material that doesn’t put you in contact with harmful chemicals typically found in cotton.

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Picky Millennials Might Be Saving the Planet

How Today’s Everything Buyers Are Forcing Brands to Shape Up (Or Ship Out)

NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES, March 31, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- There is nobody more discerning in modern history than the millennial buyer.

Call him what you will, but today’s late 20’s to early 40s aged buyer is deliberate bordering on the fickle, and it shows. Research shows that more than 63% of purchases made online are made based on user-generated content, ranging from Amazon reviews to unboxing videos on YouTube.

But as the social media takeover gets a new kind of foothold, consumers are exercising an even more potent buyer right: the right to take sales from the companies who don’t give a crap.

The Buyers With the Heart On Their Sleeve

Boomers and Gen-Xers may lament the studious tastes of their generational successors, but the fact is that these buyers are about to make up the majority of the nation’s economic might.

In 2018, millennials were projected to overtake Gen-Xers as the carriers for the single largest buying power in the United States, with an estimated $200 billion in collective annual spending.

But this generation spends its money unlike any other, and if there’s one thing the data shows, it’s that the economic constraints of the highest cost of living in decades hasn’t phased them — they’re living frugally, and still putting their money into purchases from ethical brands.

On average, most millennials spend their time and money in places and experiential purchases that are value aligned, meaning they’re willing (and able) to spend more money on things like organic produce, whereas they might save money by cohabitating with friends or family members.

In most cases, what’s most remarkable about this generation is that they’re 75% more likely to buy from a company whose values align with their own.

Millennials are putting their money where their mouth is, and their mouth is fed up with unsustainable business models that take endlessly from the environment.

Greenwashing Is a Bust

About five years ago, marketing terms like ‘natural’ and ‘green’ would fly enough to give companies a spike in interest for conscientious buyers. Over time however, shoppers opened up to the idea that they were being manipulated, and the game got blown wide open.

It shows tremendous restraint on the part of the buyers to hold out and pay more for ethical brands. Now things like MadeSafe and GOTS-certified are the new standards in eco-validation, and buyers are more aware all the time of ways to identify the frauds and the fakes in the business.

The label-reading generation who elicited so many eyerolls in its early days is in its renaissance of making changes, and the effects are rippling out to wider profit margins in value-aligned industries not seen since the dawn of inflation.

Brands are capitalizing on the response in the best way — by greening their businesses, and creating conscious enterprises that operate as a force for good.

It’s Supply and Demand, Baby

For small companies like White Lotus Home, an eco-friendly bedding supplier, the change is hardly a shocker.

“Today’s businesses have to adapt to the “organic” change and understand that Millennials, and even some Gen Xers, read labels and do their homework before shopping. They’re changing many industries,” says President Marlon Pando.

The homegrown New Jersey based company has just celebrated one of its latest in ethical manufacturing achievements: becoming GOTS certified.

“When I started working for White Lotus Home in 2006, it was good enough for customers to know that we were doing our best to be natural and organic, but now they look for proof beyond marketing, they need facts.

At White Lotus Home, integrity has been key, word of mouth is responsible for over 70% of our business and becoming GOTS was the best next step.”

In 2018, a whopping 85% of purpose-driven brands saw positive revenue growth, compared to the 42% of non-purpose driven brands who saw a DROP in revenue.

The numbers speak for themselves: positive changes might exist in the hands of conscious enterprises like White Lotus Home.

White Lotus Home is a sustainable bedding manufacturer selling mattresses, duvets, pillows, sheets, and more online and in-store at their New Jersey showroom location. They’re committed to producing clean, hypoallergenic environmental change, one mattress at a time.

Marlon Pando
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How Are Orders Handled?

It’s hard to believe what we are all experiencing, sending prayers your way 🙏.

Our White Lotus Home family extends prayers and warm wishes to you and your families during this difficult time. 

Here is more about the extra steps we are taking to service our customers. 

We are following the guidance of global health experts at WHO and U.S. CDC on preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus including the following:

  • Any employee that shows any signs of illness, is asked to please go home. We are working on offering more paid days off as soon as we get new financial assistance. Thankfully, none of our crew members has had to go home due to illness.
  • Our staff is following all the frequent hand washing protocols. 
  • We are cleaning and disinfecting our entire facility daily, including but not limited to cleaning all door handles inside and out, bathrooms and kitchen, areas of handcrafting.
  • Every handcrafter and staff member is now working in their own separate rooms.
  • Once each product has been handcrafted, they are properly sealed in a bag (or paper wrapped if you prefer).  For orders shipping via UPS, FedEx or USPS, the already sealed order is placed inside a brand new box.

In order to reduce exposure from the time your order is handmade in our NJ facility until the time it enters your home: 

  • When your order arrives, you can remove and discard/recycle the box outside before you bring the bagged product(s) into your home.  
  • We do all of our own Deliveries within 150 miles, but from now until further notice, we will not be able to enter your homes.  Again, the products are delivered in a sealed bag, but we are adding a second bag or box so that when we deliver it, we/you can remove the outer bag, dispose/recycle it before bringing the mattress into your home.  
  • Prefer for us to HOLD YOUR ORDER FOR FREE? We can keep your order in our private warehouse for up to 3 weeks for free, before you pick it up, we ship it or hand deliver it. There would be a $100 fee monthly thereafter. 

Our customer service hours are 10 am to 5 pm EST Monday to Saturday, by calling 732-828-2111. Showroom is closed!    

Need help selecting your next White Lotus Home product?  Please consider these very informative YouTube videos and our Natural Blog.

NOW you can also visit us VIRTUALLY. 

We put together quick videos of our different mattress options, we are also working on pillow and bedding, so more to come soon!

You can also TEXT us as 732-352-3628 or email info@whitelotushome.com 24/7 with any questions. We can also set up LIVE VIDEO CALLS with an organic bedding professional if that works better for you.

Many of you have been impressed with how we handcraft organic and natural mattresses, pillows and bedding in the safest environment possible. We hope these extra steps reinforce what we have been doing since 1981.  

Can't visit our Showroom? Now you can do it VIRTUALLY! 

A few QUICK videos of White Lotus Home products to help you get a good sense of the different options available from the comfort of your HOME.   

Remember we are just one call, email, or text away.  CALL:  732-828-2111  EMAILinfo@whitelotushome.com  TEXT: 732-352-3623.

CLICK HERE TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO VISIT OUR NEW JERSEY LOCATION!


Get an onsite feel about our 5 Star Rating: Organic Cotton & Wool Boulder Dreamton Mattress.


See how it feels to sleep on our Organic Cotton & Wool Dreamton Mattress. (BESTSELLER in the Last 10 Years)


Why some choose Green over Organic or stick to 100% ORGANIC to keep their peace of mind.


Why do we even carry Natural Latex Mattresses?


Who would prefer an eco-friendly All Foam mattress and why?


Why choose a Natural Latex Core or an Eco-friendly Foam core?


What is the Hybrid Mattress all about? Why would you want to flip it as you continue to use it? 


Learn more about Cribs and Toddlers and why so many choose White Lotus Home for their newborns.

 


How are White Lotus Home Vegan Mattresses made and why? 


The 5 inch Futon, why choose this over the standard 6-8 inch Mattress


What is a Stowaway all about anyway? Is it good for short-term sleeping?


Massage mats are good for getting a natural chemical-free massage or maybe an exercise mat. 

A LOT MORE TO COME SOON!  What do you know about White Lotus Home Pillows?

Thank you for visiting!  

Have a question?  CALL:  732-828-2111  EMAILinfo@whitelotushome.com  TEXT: 732-352-3623.


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ABC''s for a SAFER SLEEP!

Now that our children are going back to school, it may be a good time for the rest of us to learn more about Safer Sleep 😴.

Whether you are starting on your green living journey or have a Green MBA already, it is never too late to increase your awareness on the many factors traditional mattressespillows and bedding can cause our children’s health.

For this reason, we are giving away 2 FREE mattresses soon!

After 38 years, White Lotus Home has heard almost everything on issues humans worldwide are faced with, by using the wrong mattress and sleeping on unsafe bedrooms and environments. Every once in a while we do learn new cases where traditional or even worse, pretentious products affect human’s health.

Your bedding could be the main reason you are not resting, recovering or healing as best as possible. Please read this link for over 100 reasons why some of our own customers feel they need or needed to replace their mattresses and why we decided to give away 10 mattress absolutely free last year. 

We do not mean to frighten you, but over and over we are asked to expand on what we have learned from all the many clients we have helped find a Safer Sleep, in close to 4 decades. The best time to change is now, please do not wait until something goes wrong, there are dozens of chemicals that unfortunately are legally allowed to be included in traditional mattresses, pillows, and bedding. It would be best to start from scratch, but we understand that is not always easily accessible.

However, know that changing the frequency you air out your bedding and how much sunlight you allow it to be exposed to, could help reduce or dissipate the odors and reactions these chemicals in standard bedding can be causing you.

Replacing your topper or pillow top with a new Organic or Green Topper and some new organic sheets can also help dramatically.

Here is how we are going to help you meet the ABCs of a Safer Sleep! 

A. Code SaferSleep will give you 30% off all Organic MattressesPillowsToppersSheets, and Stows until the end of the month, this Saturday. Need it Now

B. For those that need a little more legroom: You can use our 50/50 program during this offer. Pay 50% now and the other 50% when its ready to ship (or until the end of November). 

C. How to win one of the 2 FREE mattresses? All orders (no minimum) received from TODAY until the end of September will automatically be entered in this giveaway.

Please add a comment here, explaining why we should choose you.

  • The 1st winner will be chosen on September 30th, they will win a Twin Size Mattress of choice (Over a $1,300 Value).
  • The 2nd winner will be chosen on October 15th, and that family will win a Queen Size Mattress of choice (Over a $2,100 Value).
  • Do not need a mattress and you win? You will get a White Lotus Home Coupon of the VALUE instead :)  
   
 

FREE Organic Consultation is an email info@whitelotushome.com or call away 732-828-2111!

YOU'RE IN!

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We believe that we can make a difference in the green and organic bedding industry by setting an example for others. We believe that quality and fair value are more important than low prices and a quick profit. We are opposed to the exploitation of the planet and all its inhabitants. Above all, our people, products and business practices are socially, politically and environmentally responsible.