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Carpet Samples Become Flooring in Ghana

After completing a nine-month journey, Albany Tile, Carpet & Rug’s discontinued carpet samples arrived in Kpando, Ghana last week. Rather than simply feeding the local landfill with the 3’x4′ samples, we arranged to have them shipped to Kpando, Ghana where the local villagers will use them to cover the dirt floors of their homes. Took some time, but worked out the way we hoped!

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Packing up the carpet.

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We get load #1 to the Bronx freight forwarder.

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We get load #2 to the Bronx freight forwarder.

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Kpando, Ghana.

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Carpet sample recipients.

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More carpet sample recipients.