Is Your Pillow Making You Sick?
Is Your Pillow
Making You Sick?
Change Your Pillow,
Change Your Life!
Change Your Pillow,
Change Your Life!
Silverite Sleep Stories…
Do You Know About The
5 Hidden Dangers
In Common Pillows?
Many people are unaware of the TOXIC chemicals and materials used in many common pillows can actually make them SICK. Here are five of the common dangers associated with pillows on the market today:
FLAME RETARDANTS – Polyurethane is a commonly utilized substance in FOAM pillows. According to the Environmental Working Group, plybrominated-diphenyl-ethers are emitted into the atmosphere.
FUNGI – In a study (England 2005), samples were taken from a variety of pillows and Aspergillus Fumigates (a fungus) was discovered, which has been associated with worsening allergies, chronic sinusitis, and asthma.
DRUG RESISTANCE – A new discovery of a drug-resistant fungi caused by Aspergillus is making it very difficult to eliminate.
FORMALDEHYDE – It is commonly know that foam emits a formaldehyde GAS which has been determined as a CARCINOGEN for humans.
DOWN – Animal dander has been known for years as a contributor to allergies and ear, nose, throat, and lung challenges. It is also a perfect host for breeding grounds of FUNGI, BACTERIA, and DUST MITES.
Meet Dr. Gary Bruning!
Dr Bruning is one of the rare physicians which put the “heart” into the practice of caring for his patients. He has been practicing family medicine in a progressive practice located in the heart of the beautiful Midwest.
Dr Bruning is known for his pursuit of excellence in health care and his desire to make a massive difference in their overall health. Many of his patients conjure “Dr Bruning is as close to Dr Marcus Welby we used to watch and love on TV.”
“When I went to college I had the unfortunate experience of sustaining a neck injury which required my neck to be fused. Once again I was in the market for the right pillow for me.
My personal need and those of my patients inspired me to contribute to creating the Silverite pillow. Therefore putting all the elements together which I had learned that are critical in an individuals ultimate health. The design of this pillow was created as close to the pillow of our youth as possible with all the critical materials for essential rest without the toxicity.
It is VITALLY IMPORTANT that a clean, healthy, supportive environment is available to achieve proper rest. Our Silverite products provide THE PERFECT ANSWER to take the worry out of travel while creating that perfect balance at home for our nightly health.
– Dr. Gary Bruning
The Silverite Pillow Story
Your Silverite pillow was created with natural and luxurious Kapok, so that it can be PERFECTLY tailored for YOUR specific comfort level.
LUXURIOUS KAPOK FILLING – Kapok is an abundant, natural fiber with THE FEEL OF CASHMERE that allows you to rest peacefully on a CHEMICAL FREE pillow. The kapok filling is sustainable, eco-friendly, and water/pest resistant.
SILVER-INFUSED, 100% COTTON PILLOW CASES – Silverite embraces the benefits of SILVER in maintaining a healthy sleep environment through our SAFE, INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY that infuses silver into our 100% cotton pillow cases.
ADJUSTABLE FOR YOUR COMFORT – Our pillow allows for a self-tailored fit for your Personal Comfort. It is soft yet supportive for a perfect night sleep. The kapok material that can be easily added or removed to ensure the comfort and support for restful sleep in the years to come.
The Science Behind Silverite
Enjoy A Healthier, Safer, More Restful Sleep Night After Night!
Frequently Asked Questions!
The Silverite Bed Pillow is Queen size and measures approximately 28″ x 17″ x 9″ and all prices are in USD.
Great question and the answer comes in 2 parts because of our unique pillow:
- Do NOT wash the inner pillow that contains the kapok fill. Remember, kapok was chosen because it is sustainable, eco-friendly, and water/pest resistant.
- The outer casing of your pillow featuring our silver-infusion technology may be washed as desired.
Each component of the Silverite™ pillow has specific wash requirements. Please refer to wash instructions on the product tag.
The outer pillow casing can be washed using a cold water normal wash cycle in a typical home laundry machine. Please use a tumble dry setting on medium heat to dry the pillow casing!
Do not wash the inner pillow containing the kapok fill.
Yes, kapok is sustainable and chosen because it is soft, luxurious, naturally moisture/pest resistant. We do not cut down any trees to harvest kapok. We simply accept what nature provides from the kapok tree!
Yes, another unique aspect of the Silverite pillow is that it is adjustable, which means you can add or remove kapok giving allowing you to adjust the pillow to your linking.
Kapok is very light and will float in the air, so please take your pillow outside or in a garage type setting when adjusting the kapok fill. If you remove kapok, we recommend storing the extra kapok in a bag that can be sealed for later use (if desired).
Our goal is to create the cleanest products with the combination of our newest technology with our Silver infusion including the cotton in our pillow casings.
Due to our silver infusion process, US law states we cannot use the label “organic” however we wanted to offer the finest and strongest combination of cotton to provide out customers with the best pillow experience.
We completely understand the interest in the organic cotton however our concentration has been on the safe silver aspect as well as the removal of toxic out gassing foam, dust mite attracting animal feathers and down.
We also care about quality and sustainability in our pillow manufacturing process, which is why the facility that manufactures our pillows is OEKO-TEX STeP certified.
Silverite cares about quality and sustainability, which is why the facility where our pillows are manufactured is OEKO-TEX STeP Certified.
OEKO-TEX STeP differs from other certification systems because, instead of considering only individual sustainability aspects, it includes a comprehensive analysis and assessment of the production conditions instead. STeP analyses all important areas of a company using 6 modules:
- Chemical management
- Environmental performance
- Environmental management
- Social responsibility
- Quality management
- Health protection and safety at work
The aim of STeP certification is the long-term implementation of environmentally friendly production processes, social working conditions and optimum health and safety.
Our process has been refined and perfected to produce Silverite™ products in a safe manner. The components and materials used to make our products have been carefully selected for safety and performance. Silver has many great properties which enhance the performance of Silverite™ products.
Silver has long history of being a safe and effective antimicrobial. Many common odors are caused from by-products of bacteria so reducing odor on is one of the benefits of Silverite™ products. Silverite™ uses a silver platform to deliver excellent performance in a wide range of products.
We engineer our Silverite™ products using high quality materials to provide excellent performance. Most users find they need to wash their Silverite™ products less frequently than conventional items and this extends the useful life of Silverite™ products. Depending on washing conditions and use the wash durability may vary, however most consumers report positive results through 25+ washings.