Modular carpet, built in small tiles rather than giant rolls, has a few sustainable-design superpowers. It’s scalable, so it can better fit any space without waste; you buy only as many tiles as you need, so you won’t end up needing to trim off as much excess. If you drop a glass of wine and the stain doesn’t come out, you can replace only the tiles that were casualties. With ordinary carpet, if one corner gets damaged and you want it to look better, you’d need to throw out the entire carpet….
December 20, 2012 Journal