Monday, January 4, 2010

EcoFiber Custom Rugs Joins GoodWeave

EcoFiber Custom Rugs is proud to announce its membership in GoodWeave, an organization dedicated to eliminating child labor from the handmade rug industry. Today, an estimated 250,000 children are enslaved within the handmade rug industry in South Asia and members of GoodWeave contribute funding to aid in the education and rehabilitation of child weavers. “I think it is critical for anyone involved in this industry to participate and support the incredible work of the GoodWeave organization to end child labor,” says Phyllis Ripple, owner of ecoFiber Custom Rugs. “We are very pleased to display the GoodWeave label on all of our floor coverings.”

The GoodWeave label provides customers assurance that their rug was crafted by skilled adult artisans, not by child labor. Purchasing a GoodWeave-certified rug also means that a percentage of its price goes to educate and rehabilitate former child weavers. “It’s rewarding to be part of an effort that allows our company and our customers to join forces in this worthy cause,” says Phyllis. “To date, GoodWeave has provided schooling and rehabilitation for over 9,000 children.”

If you have any questions about our participation in GoodWeave please call us at 720/524.6665 or email For more information about GoodWeave visit