Since its inception in 2003, Anji Mountain has established itself as the finest source of area rugs and office chair mats made from both natural fibers—including jute, bamboo, sea grass, sisal and cork—and recycled materials. A family business, the company was founded on the principle that only sustainable uses of the earth’s natural resources can be tolerated. Thus, they have developed a specific reputation for crafting and sourcing sustainable products on behalf of Earth. The astonishing renew-ability and versatility of natural fibers and recycled materials creates lots of new ecologically positive possibilities at a time when they are desperately needed. It’s the Anji Mountain mission to bring these wonderful resources to as wide an audience as possible.
This pouf brings some stylish versatility to your living space. Perfectly sized for duty as a stool or small ottoman and ready to switch gears at a moments notice. It sits nice and firm for excellent support yet offers a touch of comfort with a natural jute cover. Just be sure you don’t own cats – lest they think you’ve made a diggy-dig purchase – JUST FOR THEM!
Simple things we can do to protect our planet….
Most in society agree that global warming is happening. However, the harm that the human race has done to our natural world is reversible—at least to an extent. If we delay modifications to our behavior and practices we do so at the peril of future generations and ourselves. Choosing products made from natural fibers instead of synthetic fibers is a small step towards reversing man-made damage to our planet but it’s an important one.
Consider this comparison of natural fibers and synthetic fibers. Synthetic fibers create a myriad of disposal problems for communities worldwide. They release heavy metals and other additives into soil and groundwater when they are disposed of in landfills. Recycling can be expensive and time-consuming. Incineration produces dangerous pollutants and, in the case of high-density polyethylene, 3 tons of carbon dioxide emissions for every ton of material burnt. Substantial amounts of carbon dioxide are also released into the atmosphere during production of synthetic fibers.
In stark contrast, natural fibers are naturally and easily decomposed with the help of universal fungi and bacteria. Natural fibers can also be composted to improve soil structure or incinerated with no harmful emissions and release of no more carbon dioxide than the fibers absorbed during their lifetimes. Furthermore, one ton of jute fiber production absorbs as much as 2.4 tons of carbon dioxide1. Since carbon dioxide is the most destructive greenhouse gas on the planet and largely responsible for the growing hole in our ozone layer this bit of information illustrates but one significant reason to choose natural fibers.
Anji Mountain strives to provide the ﬁnest quality ﬂoor coverings made from sustainable and renewable materials with a focus on natural ﬁbers. Click to view their fabulous line of bamboo rugs and transitional rugs in a fabulous array of bright designs. Don’t forget to gloss over their super plush bamboo shags. Your feet won’t believe what they’re feeling, and your purchase will help to support sustainable manufacturers!