Global Climate Change is Real
Climate scientists agree: Warming trends over the past century are due to human activities, and most of the leading scientific organizations worldwide have issued public statements endorsing this position. This is evident in global temperature increases, warming oceans, shrinking ice sheets, glacial retreat, decreased snow cover, sea level rise, declining Arctic sea ice levels, changing Arctic carbon cycles, extreme weather events, and ocean acidification. (Source: NASA Global Climate Change)
Our "Carbon Negative" BusinessIn 2019, Avocado Green Mattress became the first mattress company to become Climate Neutral Certified, effectively making our business “carbon neutral.” A year later, we took it a step further by going carbon negative — offsetting more carbon emissions than the company generates. We do that by reducing everything we can, then by offsetting all of our scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions. That’s the the full carbon footprint that our business activity generates, from resource extraction to finished product delivery. Our offset projects help mitigate climate change and support innovation in addressing greenhouse gas emissions reductions. For 2019, we funded verified projects through the Bonneville Environmental Foundation to purchase 30,000 offsets. That’s the equivalent of 66,138,678 pounds of carbon dioxide equivalent, or 79,522,277 miles traveled — and significantly more than the company generated over the year.