California is the first state to require a statewide carpet recycling program designed and implemented by carpet manufacturers with CalRecycle oversight. Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) is the manufacturers’ stewardship organization that implements the program.
- CalRecycle’s director approved CARE’s revised California Carpet Stewardship Plan 2023 to 2027 on April 21, 2023. Visit CalRecycle’s Carpet Stewardship Plan page for more information.
- CARE submitted its revised California Carpet Stewardship Plan 2023 to 2027 to CalRecycle on March 29, 2023, in response to CalRecycle’s March 6, 2023, Request for Action.
Where Do I Recycle Carpet?
Ask your retailer about recycling options or search for the nearest recycling center with one of these search tools. Carpet must be free of debris and contamination in order to be recycled. Call ahead to ensure the recycling center is open and accepts your carpet type.
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