Interface's Quest to Make Carpetmaking Cleaner

Interface’s quest for recyclable nylon takes it to the Philippines
Courtesy Interface

When Ray Anderson, founder of Interface, spoke at the industrial carpet maker’s annual meeting in 1995, he skipped the usual talk about margins and inventories. Instead, the chief executive officer slammed his slide carousel down on the table and said, “I’m not going to talk about the company. I’m going to talk about Mother Earth, and she’s in trouble.”

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