• Since CARE’s inception in 2002, over 3.6 billion pounds of carpet have been diverted from our nation’s landfills due to the hard work of its members.


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The mission of CARE is to advance market-based solutions that increase landfill diversion and recycling of post-consumer carpet, encourage design for recyclability and meet meaningful goals as approved by the CARE Board of Directors.