The rugs that line the floors of your house, apartment, or office maybe be aesthetic, but there is more to them than that. Nearly 250,000 children are involved in the carpet industry, and that means child labor may be lying beneath your feet!
Although that may sound dramatic, it’s true – but the good news is that there is a way to avoid this problem: buy rugs with the GoodWeave label:
In a world with an ever-growing number of labels, GoodWeave is one you should look for each and every time you are looking to buy a rug. This certification program aims not only to end child labor in the carpet industry, but also to offer these children an education. (Watch more here…)