SORTSÖ Rug, flatwoven, unbleached,

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SORTSÖ Rug, flatwoven, light blue, 55x85 cm
SORTSÖ Rug, flatwoven, unbleached, 55x85 cm

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Looks the same on both sides, so you can reverse it and it will withstand more wear and last even longer.

Article number504.185.19

Product details

Cotton is a soft and easy-care natural material that you can machine wash.

Easy to vacuum thanks to its flat surface.

A perfect companion for all types of flooring, even those with underfloor heating.

Designer

IKEA of Sweden

  • You will need 1 STOPP anti-slip underlay (67.5x200 cm) for this rug. Trim or fold if necessary.

    The rug is machine-woven.

  • Material
    100% cotton
    Care

    Shrinkage maximum 10%.

    Machine wash, max 40°C, normal process.

    Do not bleach.

    Do not tumble dry.

    Iron, max 150°C.

    Do not dryclean.

    Stretch into shape when wet.

  • Use STOPP anti-slip underlay for increased safety; to be placed under the entire rug.
  • We want to have a positive impact on the planet. That is why by 2030, we want all materials in our products to be recycled or renewable, and sourced in responsible ways.

Measurements

Length: 85 cm

Width: 55 cm

Thickness: 3 mm

Area: 0.47 m²

Surface density: 1000 g/m²

  • SORTSÖArticle number504.185.19

    Width: 24 cm

    Height: 2 cm

    Length: 56 cm

    Weight: 0.49 kg

    Package(s): 1

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SORTSÖ Rug, flatwoven, unbleached, 55x85 cm

Our take on cotton

We use cotton in many of our products, from sofas and cushions to bed linen and mattresses. It is a soft, durable and renewable fibre that breathes and is good at absorbing moisture. All these great qualities make cotton one of our most important materials, but it isn’t without its challenges, much having to do with conventional farming methods that negatively impact the environment and poor working conditions for farmers. With our size and production volumes, we want to drive change in the cotton industry. By only using recycled cotton or cotton from more sustainable sources, working with partnerships and initiatives on the ground and prioritising compliance, we believe that we can make a positive impact in the world of cotton.

100% cotton from more sustainable sources

Since 2015, all cotton in IKEA products is either recycled or comes from more sustainable sources*. This means that we only source cotton grown using sustainable farming practices that reduce the use of fertilisers, pesticides and water, improve working conditions and earnings for farmers, and benefit ecosystem health and biodiversity conservation. We have set up a system that enables use to trace all our cotton and ensure that the final product is from approved, certified sources. *Cotton from more sustainable sources commits to the following schemes: Better Cotton (as defined by BCI, including their equivalence in various geographies), cotton from farmers working towards the BCI standard (TBC).

Working together to drive change

Each year, IKEA uses around 0.5 percent of all cotton grown around the world. This may not seem like a lot, but the number is big enough to drive change in the industry. For many years, we have been working with partners and stakeholders globally to transform conventional large-scale cotton farming and set social and environmental standards for cotton production. As an example, we helped set up the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) who runs the world’s largest cotton sustainability programme. BCI exists to make global cotton production better for the people who produce it, better for the environment it grows in and better for the sector’s future. Today, more than 110,000 farmers have adopted more sustainable farming practices within IKEA projects.

Ensuring compliance throughout the value chain

All IKEA products are produced in accordance with the IKEA IWAY Standard, our Supplier Code of Conduct. It sets out the minimum environmental and social standards expected from our suppliers, including compliance with local laws. We do not accept any form of forced labour, child labour or treatments in breach of our supply chain requirements. Our cotton teams across the globe ensure that all cotton used in IKEA products meets the demands of compliance in our supply chain. By having teams on the ground in areas where it has previously been challenging to work responsibly, we can challenge the traditional ways of working and improve the industry. If we discover that we are acting in places where we cannot ensure our requirements are being met, we follow-up on the ground and drive change.

Material

What is cotton?

Cotton is a practical and hardwearing natural material. It comes from the seed capsule of the cotton plant, which forms small wads when it blooms. Cotton rugs are easy to care for, because you can wash them in an ordinary washing machine and they can stand high temperatures. Cotton is heavy when wet, so it's important to check that your machine has enough weight capacity. It's also good to know that cotton may shrink, so you may have to stretch the rug a bit after you've washed it.