recycling

Apr22

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...
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May13

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...
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Apr24

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...
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Aug31

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...
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Aug31

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...
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Aug20

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...
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Aug02

Pros and Cons of Synthetic Carpets

What is the best kind of material used for carpeting? This is probably the most commonly asked question I have encountered since joining the carpet industry. The answer is wool, but I have blogged about that wool carpeting extensively in the past. Today...
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Jul14

The Carpet Workroom in the Press

Check out the new article in The Canton Journal highlighting our carpet recycling effort! https://www.thecantoncitizen.com/2011/07/14/carpet-workroom/
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Jun11

CDs, INC Delivers on Recycling

I took a trip down to CDs, INC yesterday in Lincoln, RI. I took a van full of old bonded pad to their recycling facility where they were nice enough to allow me to leave the pad for nothing. This is a great service because it allows us divert a recyclable...
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Jun07

Carpet Recycling Update

Check out this new article on California’s new approach to educating the public about advances in the carpet recycling effort, https://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/textile-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=99672
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