The Future is Sustainable
Here’s how we are making an impact
WE ARE GREEN
More than 30% of our energy requirements are met by Solar power, resulting in carbon dioxide emission reductions by 2.10 million lbs per year which equivalent to saving of 44,000 trees in a year.
“Our carpets last for generations, so our practices must ensure that the environment does too.”
A word about
Obeetee uses Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) certified wool to ensure that the material is responsibly and ethically sourced. A voluntary global standard, RWS addresses the well-being of sheep, land management practices, and the traceability of wool, which inherently impacts the welfare of the planet. Wool is biodegradable, recyclable, durable, and ages beautifully.Sustainable carpets made with skill, style, and intention.
EVERY DROP COUNTS
Mechanized Washing has led to decreased water consumption by up to 90%. Every building of Obeetee harvests rain water that is used to augment groundwater levels, approximately replenishing 23 million liters in a year.
reduced water consumption
rain water harvesting
WE REPURPOSE PLASTIC
Yarn made from recycled plastic bottles, giving a softer than - wool feel with the added benefit of keeping single use bottles out of landfills as well as streams and rivers.
PET YARN USED
ACCOLADES & CERTIFICATIONS
World’s first licensee of Woolmark forhand-knotted rugs
The first water effluent treatment plant in the industry
The first company in the handmade rug industry to secure the prestigious SA 8000 Standard