Contact: Robert Peoples, Carpet America Recovery Effort (706) 428-2115
Jan 17, 2006 – StarNet and CARE recognized Pfizer Corporation with a recognition plaque for their efforts to keep carpet out of landfills. Under the leadership of facilities manager Mal Schuster, Pfizer’s headquarters in New York City is working with Consolidated Carpet’s Paul Meberg to divert old carpet from the landfill as facility rehabs have taken place. The award was presented by Lori Dowling, StarNet CEO and Bob Peoples, Executive Director of CARE. Consolidated worked with CarpetCycle of NJ to handle the rip out and diversion logistics.
For the year 2005, for which the certificate is presented there were 31,421 square yards diverted or more than 145,000 lbs.Pictured left to right are Paul Meberg, Mal Schuster, Lori Dowling, Bob Peoples. Recognition plaque displayed[/caption]