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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