CalRecycle Approves New Statewide Carpet Stewardship Proposal

Sacramento, CA – The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) today applauded the decision by the California Department of Resources and Recovery (CalRecycle) to approve the 2018-2022 Carpet Recovery Stewardship Plan, submitted by the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE), an industry-led program to develop and support carpet recycling in California. Following the approval of the plan, CRI reiterated its continued support of efforts to build an infrastructure in which to recycle carpet


Sierra Mat

Sierra Mat & Rubber is one of many California companies who has benefited from the carpet recycling program.


They received a CARE grant in 2017 to begin manufacturing products comprised of post-consumer carpet backing and other recycled materials at its existing Northern California facility.