How to Recycle Carpet
There are many different kinds of carpet and nearly all are recyclable. Depending on the face fiber, carpet can be broken down and used to make a new product. To recycle carpet used in your home, your dealer is a good place to start to find local solutions. Some companies will pick up your carpet, but only if you live close to their facility.
Frequent Carpet Recycling Questions
However, new or unused carpet can be donated to local charities, especially those specializing in building or home restoration. Jump to the locator for local options.
If you’re a do-it-yourself installer, check the Carpet America Recovery Effort’s list of certified dealers and reclamation partners to find potential recyclers near you that will reliably recycle your spent carpet and backing.