Flooring installers are important to increasing the amount of carpet recycled in California.
CARE is partnering with International Certified Floorcovering Installers (CFI), a trade association, to incorporate carpet recycling information in their trainings. If you are interested in scheduling an installer training for your company or organization, please contact CFI.
Next California Workshop: August 31 in Carson
CFI is offering a Seaming Workshop for carpet installers on Thursday, August 31, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Mill Carpet and Flooring Outlet, 20350 S Figueroa Street in Carson. All California-based installers will receive a $50 discount off the $249 price upon registration, courtesy of CARE. This is a hands-on workshop that involves cutting, sealing and seaming several different types of carpet. The workshop is appropriate for both apprentice and seasoned installers looking to gain and improve carpet seaming skills. Information on recycling sites and the proper preparation of carpet for recycling will be included. Register with CFI here.
How-To Video: Carpet Recycling for Installers: English and Spanish Language Versions
This video for carpet installation professionals offers fast facts about recycling and advice for correct preparation of carpet for recycling.