World’s First and Only Biobased High Performance Interior Textile

In 2013 Carnegie introduced Biobased Xorel, a plant based product with a significantly reduced carbon footprint; offering the exact same beauty and performance the renowned Xorel brand has delivered for 35 years.

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Sourced from rapidly renewable sugarcane
plant, instead of fossil fuels

High level biobased content of 60-85%
(US Govt. requires only 25% for biobased label)

2.5 tons of carbon capture
for every 1 ton of raw material produced

Same great performance as original
Xorel – durable, cleanable, colorfast

Achieve points in multiple LEED categories –
Rapidly Renewable, Indoor Air Quality,
Material Transparency and Material Optimization

No added finishes



Responsible Return Program











Every 200 yards of Biobased Xorel used offsets the
same amount of carbon dioxide as an acre of trees



Every 100 yards of Biobased Xorel used saves
emissions equivalent of driving a car 580 miles






Completely Vetted Through Third Party Certifications

The Cradle to Cradle Institute gave Biobased Xorel their rare Gold Certification, as did SCS Indoor Advantage. It also recieved the new FACTS Certification, and the USDA certified its biobased content between 60-85% depending on the pattern.
  • Living Product Challenge Certification

  • Cradle to Cradle

  • SCS Indoor Advantage

  • Declare Certified

  • Vincotte Certified

  • Facts Certified

  • USDA Certified

  • Material Health Declaration

April 2020

To our valued clients and partners:

Carnegie is open for business during the COVID-19 crisis while safeguarding the health and welfare of our workforce:

  • All sampling services remain open and active including overnight delivery
  • All our Design Ally services ( Resourcing & Artform layouts) are being performed
  • Our Creative & Service teams are working remotely but remain fully active and ready for your requests as many of you are working from home
  • All our Salespeople remain available by phone and email for questions and are providing virtual presentations of our latest products and services
  • We continue to ship orders while following the strictest protocols for safety

Contact us at [email protected] or call us at 800 727 6770. You will continue to receive the outstanding service we are known for during this difficult time.

  • Carnegie COVID-19 Update from our CEO. Learn More