Monday, May 10, 2010

Ecstatic over "Ecomat"

I needed a new rug in the mudroom and I found a really neat "ecomat".  Of course the name caught my attention, but it looks wicked cool because it looks like river rocks, and is a multi-level surface that traps dirt.  The durable base is made recycled rubber that is reclaimed from scrap tires!  The mission of the company, Apache Mills is a "cleaner environment through the use of recycled materials in their products".   I love the look of the rug, the function of the rug, and I especially LOVE that is made using reclaimed scrap tires.  The more companies that figure out uses for recyclable materials the better.  I smile every time I wipe my feet on it.  

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