If you’re one of the growing number of consumers concerned about the effects of VOC’s on indoor air quality, you may already know that carpet is a prime suspect. The synthetic fibers and adhesives used in carpeting have been known to out-gas harmful fumes for weeks after installation (remember that “new carpet” smell?). And what’s worse, two of the most common carpet fibers — nylon and polypropylene– are both petroleum-derived and only enhance our dependence on non-renewable fossil fuels. Thankfully, stylish rug-maker, Merida Meridian, will have none of that. Natural fiber carpets are the healthiest and most eco-friendly way to keep your floors feet-friendly and Merida is a leader in both design and technical innovation.

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  1. Kyle Jones January 24, 2006 at 9:15 pm

    Those are some nice rugs! I know when I buy my own place I’ll definitely be putting down some eco-friendly wood (probably the fake stuff) and some rugs similar to these!

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