Carpet And Products That Contain Recycled Components

As consumer demand increases for recycled carpet and products that contain recycled components, carpet and fiber producers are pursuing programs that reduce, reuse and recycle raw materials. Studies by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency show that more than 2 million tons of used carpet are dumped into the nation’s landfills annually. Massachusetts, with its harsh winters, is […]

Carpet Pads Information

Carpet Pads and Carpet Matting Padding or matting is laid under the carpet or rug for several reasons. The first is to provide cushion for the carpet itself. Padding actually acts like the shock absorbers in your car. The padding will help your carpet keep its shape as people walk on it, which ensures a […]

Carpet Recycling Update

Carpet Recycling Keeping up with the Earth Day theme from Monday, I wanted to elaborate on carpet recycling. When I got involved in The Carpet Workroom, recycling was one of our top priorities. My father had been involved in ongoing efforts to educate the public about carpet recycling. I quickly tried to catch up and […]

Carpet Recycling Update

Thanks to E.O.M.S. Recycling in Brockton, we are now one step closer to diverting all of our post-consumer carpet from landfills. We have been storing this material for months in our facility until we reached out and contacted E.O.M.S.. They immediately supplied us with a 10 yard container for carpet and pad only, which they […]

Carpet Recycling Update

Thanks to E.O.M.S. Recycling out of Brockton, we have gotten one step closer to our carpet recycling goal of diverting all post-consumer carpet from landfills. We had been storing this material for months, waiting to find an outlet until we finally contacted E.O.M.S.. They immediately supplied us with a 10 yard container for carpet and pad only, and we […]

The Best Options for Carpet Pads

In previous posts, I have tried to provide information on the pros and cons of the different options available for carpeting. This post should help educate you in choosing the right kind of padding to go underneath. Padding or matting is laid under the carpet or rug for several reasons. The first is to provide […]