The California Carpet Stewardship Program has racked up some amazing achievements in 2022, including an unheard-of carpet recycling rate of 33.9 percent for 2022. This far exceeds the 27 percent goal set in the Program’s Five-Year Plan, and the California carpet recycling rate has more than tripled since 2015.
Since the pandemic, the Program’s growth has accelerated. All this was made possible thanks to the amazing group of passionate recyclers working in partnership with a dedicated CARE staff.
In addition to the recycling rate performance, in 2022 for the first time in its 11-year history, the California Carpet Stewardship Program achieved or surpassed all of the Program’s annual goals, including:
(revised August 2023)