Post-Consumer Carpet Receiving Requirements
This guideline has been prepared by the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) for use by anyone planning to drop off post-consumer carpet at a collection site. Please click on this link for a copy of the guidelines.
Carpet Reclamation Specification for Commercial & Institutional Construction Projects
Construction Specification Institute MasterFormat®
According to the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), MasterFormat® is the most widely used standard for organizing specifications and other written information for commercial and institutional building projects in the U.S. and Canada. It provides a list of divisions, and section numbers and titles within each division to follow in organizing information about a facility’s construction requirements and associated activities.
Learn more about the Construction Specifications Institute and the need for properly written specifications visit The Construction Specifications Institute website.
Carpet Reclamation Specification for Commercial & Institutional Construction Projects – MasterFormat® Template
- Proprietary Short-Form for Carpet Reclamation (Word Document 116 KB)
- Non-Proprietary Long-Form for Carpet Reclamation (Word Document 169 KB)
Carpet Reclamation Bid for Commercial & Institutional Construction Projects
In Commercial and Institutional construction projects, job contracts are awarded based on a system of bidding. Interested parties submit bids to the owner, developer or project manager, who reviews all the bids before selecting a contractor to perform the required work for the particular project based on cost, level of expertise, professionalism, manpower and certifications. Since most contractors are rejected at the initial bidding phase, it is extremely important to have a professional and detailed bid for submission.