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.
- CARE submitted Chapter 0 of its Revised California Carpet Stewardship Plan 2018-2022 to address the conditions to be met within 60 days of October 15, 2018 for approval of its Plan and a cover letter.*
- CalRecycle’s Director conditionally approved CARE’s Revised California Carpet Stewardship Plan 2018-2022 following CalRecycle’s October 16, 2018 Public Meeting.
- CARE submitted an updated Attachment 9 to its Revised Carpet Stewardship Plan and a cover letter explaining the updates on September 24, 2018.
- CARE submitted its 2017 Annual Report on September 4, 2018. Consideration of the 2017 Annual Report will take place at CalRecycle's November 20, 2018 Monthly meeting.
- CARE submitted its Revised California Carpet Stewardship Plan 2018-2022, and its response to CalRecycle’s Findings on August 17, 2018. Consideration of the revised Plan will take place at CalRecycle’s October 16, 2018 Monthly meeting.
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.