Carpet Stewardship Program Goals

Every three years, CalRecycle is required to review and may adjust the carpet stewardship program recycling rate and program goals, based on information included in carpet stewardship plans and annual reports, and any other relevant information (PRC section 42972.2(b)).

The table below provides a summary of the carpet stewardship program baselines and annual goals for calendar years 2023 to 2027. CARE is required to achieve the goals set, as well as other goals set in its plan.

MetricBaseline2023 Goal2024 Goal2025 Goal2026 Goal2027 Goal
Recycling Rate 27.9%31%34%37%41%45%
Recycling Efficiency Rate76.4%75%75%75%75%75%
Collection Rate36.4%41%45%50%55%60%
Public Access to Drop-off Sites
One public drop-off site per specified population increment in each county (minimum of one public drop-off site per county)
51 out of 58 counties had one site per 500,000 residents in each county, with a minimum of one per countyOne site per 500,000 residents in each county (minimum of one per county)One site per 450,000 residents in each county (minimum of one per county)One site per 425,000 residents in each county (minimum of one per county)One site per 400,000 residents in each county (minimum of one per county)One site per 375,000 residents in each county (minimum of one per county)
Flooring Professional Proximity
Percentage of residents within 15 miles of a location that accepts carpet from all flooring professionals
72%75%78%82%86%90%

2022 Carpet Stewardship Program Goals Process