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2017

CARE Names Jacy Bolden Director of California Carpet Stewardship Program

Carpet Industry Donates Carpet Tiles From TheMART Chicago Showrooms to Local Charities

2016

CARE Recognizes Aquafil USA as CARE Recycler of the Year; and Rocky Pounder and Robert Goldberg as CARE Persons of the Year – May 31, 2016

CARE’s California Carpet Stewardship Program Awards $2 million in Grants – May 25, 2016

CARE Launches California Council on Carpet Recycling – February 11, 2016

California Carpet Stewardship Assessment to Increase on April 1, 2016 – January 27, 2016

2015

CARE Announces Changes to California Carpet Stewardship Program – February 9, 2015

2014

Voluntary Product Stewardship Program Announced for Post-Consumer Carpet  – December 15, 2014

CARE Releases 2013 Annual Report – July 24, 2014

CARE Names 2013 Person of the Year, Recycler of the Year – May 8, 2014

Brendan McSheehy Named CARE Chairman of the Board – May 7, 2014

2013

CARE Request for Proposal development of a new website (128 KB)

CARE Request for Proposal PET Project (382 KB)

2012

Peoples Named Executive Director of CARE – August 8, 2012

Carpet America Recovery Effort Honors Innovators at 10th Annual Conference – April 26, 2012

Carpet America Recovery Effort 2011 Annual Report Shows Diversion Comparable to 2010; Membership Up Nearly 20 Percent – April 26, 2012

CARE Seeking a Proven Leader to Serve as Executive Director (ED) – April 17, 2012

2011

Floor Daily: Empire Today Begins CaCBSrpet Recycling Program – September 12, 2011

Consumers Key to Success of New California Carpet Recycling Law – June 6, 2011

Annual CARE Award Winners Announced Los Angeles Fiber, Interface’s Eric Nelson Receive Honors – April 28, 2011

Carpet America Recovery Effort Announces New Board Members – April 28, 2011

Floor Daily: Carpet Recyclers Hits 100M Pound Mark – April 20, 2011

ReSource Commercial Flooring Network, LLC: 7 Million Pounds of Carpet Waste Diverted from Landfills in 2010 – April 18, 2011

Mustang Evolution: How Recycled Carpet Helped Create The 5.0 Mustang Valve Covers – April 12, 2011

The Ford Story: Recycled Carpet in Your Ford? You’ll Never Guess Where – April 11, 2011

Carpet Recycling UK Newsletter – March 2011

TalkFloor TV Interview with Recycler and Carpet Cushion Producers Ron Greitzer and Robert Reiss of L.A. Fibers and Reliance Carpet Cushion – February 23, 2011

Polymers Center of Excellence Winter Quarter e-Newsletter (655 KB) – Winter, 2011

AB 2398 California Carpet Stewardship Information from CalRecycle – February 9, 2011

CARE’s Annual Survey Webinar – January 18, 2011

Carpet Recycling UK Newsletter – January 2011

The Carpet Recyclers Partners With KKW Trucking – January 12, 2011

CARE Applauds Shaw Industries Investment in GeoHay – January 12, 2011

2010

2010 CARE Entrepreneur Meeting – October 27, 2010

Leigh Fibers Begins Converting Carpet Waste – October 19, 2010

California AB 2398, Carpet Stewardship Bill – October 1, 2010

Carpet America Recovery Effort’s Jeremy Stroop, Named in Georgia Trend Magazine’s 40 under 40 – October 1, 2010

CARE, Seattle Utilities Host Sustainable Purchasing Webinar – Groups Discussed Products Made from Post-Consumer Carpet – September 22, 2010

Recycled Carpet Helping Preserve the Beauty of National Parks – Park Service installs Innovative Erosion Control Product Made From Old Carpet – September 3, 2010

Enviramid™ Post Consumer Nylon UL Environment Certification – August 23, 2010

Defending a Coastline from Oil, Florida County Turns to Recycled Carpet – June 21, 2010

The Perfect Deck Board to Lanuch at the 2010 DeckExpo (64 KB) – June 18, 2010

King County: Agencies Outline Strategy to Expand Northwest Carpet Recycling Industry – June 10, 2010

CARE Newsletter, 9th Annual Conference Edition – May 2010

Annual CARE Award Winners Announced – April 26, 2010

Carpet America Recovery Effort Releases 2009 Annual Report – April 26, 2010

Starnet Worldwide and ReSource Commercial Flooring Receive CARE Awards – April 25, 2010

New Nycon, Inc. Changes Name to Nycon Corporation (362 KB) – April 1, 2010

Carpet Recycling UK March E-News – March 2010

Mohawk Partners with Polar Materials to Develop Industry First Filler Made From Recycled Carpet Waste – March 29, 2010

ReSource Members join CARE Aligned Dealer Program – March 1, 2010

Aquafil Gets Certification of Recycled Content – February 16, 2010

ReSource Commercial Flooring Network Members Divert More Than 6.8 Million Pounds of Carpet Waste from Landfill – February 10, 2010

Carpet Recycling UK Winter E-News – February 2010

Carpet America Recovery Effort Receives Environmental Business Award – January 22, 2010

Bellbridge Carpets Press Release; From Grass to Glass!, Another Bellbridge Environmental Story – January 2010

2009

Nyloboard, LLC Announces New CEO and VP of Operations – December 10, 2009

CARE Newsletter – December 2009

King County Linkup eNewsLink, Bringing Carpet Recycling Home: LinkUp and Seattle Public Utilities Partner to Increase Local Recycling Efforts – December 2009

Participation, Interest High at CARE 2009 Entrepreneurs’ Meeting – November 11, 2009

Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) Elects Officers – October 27, 2009

Dalton State to Study CARE – October 2, 2009

Texas Carpet Recycling Wins 2009 Star Award – September 8, 2009

CARE Newsletter – July 2009

Starnet® Recognizes Environmental Achievement with National Award – June 12, 2009

Texan Floor Service First to Vacate Houston Landfill – May 20, 2009

Annual CARE Award Winners Announced – April 30, 2009

CARE Releases Annual Report – April 29, 2009

Sikorski Named Executive Director of CARE – April 7, 2009

Maine Enters Agreement With CARE – April 2, 2009

Universal Fibers® Wins “Bloom Award” for Most Sustainable Flooring – March 13, 2009

2008

NC Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance (DPPEA) Announces 2009 Grant Round – November 4, 2008

CARE Newsletter – November 2008

CARE Seeks Public Comment on 2007 Independent Assessment – May 13, 2008

Kruse Carpet Recycle, Shaw Industries Named CARE Recyclers of the Year DeLozier Honored As CARE Person of the Year – May 6, 2008

Carpet Recycling Process Wins World Global Energy Award Post Consumer Carpet Processing Technologies Saves Oil and Clears Landfills – April 1, 2008

Carpet Recycling UK – Carpet industry unites to grow carpet recycling in UK – March 31, 2008

Seeking Nominations – Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)/Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) Innovations in Carpet Recycling Award – January 18, 2008

2007

CARE Quarterly Newsletter – November 2007

Save the Date – 6th Annual CARE Conference – September 4, 2007

CARE Quarterly Newsletter – June 2007

KeLa Engineered Fuels – May 22, 2007

Carpet Cycle, InterFace Flor Named CARE Recyclers of the Year, Moot Honored As CARE Person of the Year, Annual Report Released – May 9, 2007

Milliken Donation Makes 2007 CARE Conference Carbon Neutral – May 8, 2007

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – How Not To Carpet Over The Countryside (1.13 MB)

5th Annual CARE Conference – 50 Days Until the Conference – March 19, 2007

Where Does Your Old Carpet Go? – Sergenian’s Goes Green With Wisconsin’s 1st Comprehensive Carpet Reclamation Program – February 2007

CARE Quarterly Newsletter – January 2007

Axsun Technologies’ Introduces Second Generation Material identification System – January 25, 2007

2006

StarNet/CARE Reclamation Program & Pfizer Inc. – November 22, 2006

CARE Quarterly Newsletter – October 2006

Greitzer Named California Resource Recovery Association’s 2006 Recycler of the Year – August 8, 2006

Senator Jeffords Introduces Legislation To Boost Recycling Tax Credits – July 25, 2006

CARE 5th Annual Conference Announced – May 7-10, 2007 – June 30, 2006

CARE Quarterly Newsletter – June 2006

Champion Polymer Recycling Named CARE Recycler of the Year, Greitzer Honored As CARE Person of the Year – May 3, 2006

Milliken CO2 Credit Donation Creates New Funding Stream for CARE – May 3, 2006

CARE Conference Offsets Pollution Caused by Event – May 1, 2006

CARE Quarterly Newsletter – February 2006 – February 28, 2006

StarNet/CARE Partnership Recognizes Pfizer for their Environmental Leadership – January 17, 2006

2005

CARE and Tricycle Team Up to Reduce Carpet to Landfills – November 9, 2005

CARE Quarterly Newsletter – October 2005 – October 13, 2005

CARE Quarterly Newsletter – June 2005 – June 10, 2005

Wellman Named CARE Recycler of the Year, Ashman Honored As CARE Person of the Year – May 11, 2005

CARE Releases Third Annual Report As Conference Opens 108.2, Million Pounds of Post-Consumer Carpet Diverted in 2004 – May 9, 2005

CARE Quarterly Newsletter – March 2005 – March 17, 2005

2004

CARE Launches Quarterly Newsletter – September 10, 2004

Blue Ridge Recycling Receives National Carpet Industry Grant (PDF 16.52 MB) – Summer 2004

Antron® and INVISTA Reclamation Program Continue Commitment to Sustainability – June 2, 2004

CARE Announces Grant Winners, Total of $103,250 Awarded for 2004 Cycle – May 3, 2004

CARE Names Nylon Board Manufacturing Recycler of the Year, Minnesota Company a Leader in Carpet Recycling – April 30, 2004

CRI Endorses Green Chemistry Act of 2004 – March 17, 2004

CARE Website Wins Environmentally Friendly Website Award – March 10, 2004

CARE Announces Availability of Grants for Carpet Recovery – January 27, 2004

CARE to Host Its Second Annual Conference, Paul Hawken to Be Featured Speaker – January 16, 2004

CRI Names New Sustainability Director, Peoples Will Also Serve As Executive Director of CARE – January 15, 2004

2003

Congress to Fund Research Investigating Carpet as a Fuel for Cement Kilns – December 9, 2003

CARE Announces First Grant Winners – April 24, 2003

CARE Releases Report at First Annual Meeting – April 24, 2003

CARE Names Los Angeles Fiber Co. Recycler of the Year – April 23, 2003

CARE to Host Its First Annual Conference – March 20, 2003

CARE Announces Availability of Grants for Carpet Recovery – January 21, 2003
Solutia Expands ‘Partners for Renewal’ Program By Welcoming Nylon Board Manufacturing – January 16, 2003

2002

Solutia Welcomes LA Fibers to ‘Partners for Renewal’ Program – June 11, 2002

Recycling program launched for BASF’s nylon upholstery yarns – June 10, 2002

Solutia and Nyloboard LLC Announce A Strategic Partnership – May 30, 2002

The Carpet Industry Celebrates Earth Day – April 22, 2002

CARE Launches Website – April 3, 2002

Government and Industry Voluntarily Unite to Increase Recycling and Reduce Carpet Waste – January 8, 2002