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Rolling out the ‘green carpet’ to promote recycling

Did you know the global carpet recycling sector was worth over EUR 10.7 billion last year? If carpet recycling wasn’t…

Transforming old carpet tiles into pure and valuable yarn

French multinational Tarkett revealed a new way to recycle carpets at its facility in Waalwijk, the Netherlands, yesterday. The company…

Carpet recyclers seeking new frontiers

Carpet Recycling UK (CRUK) is expanding its geographical coverage of the UK, offering the flooring sector more options for reuse…

UK’s big stride towards landfill diversion target for carpet waste

United Kingdom – Approaching 170 000 tonnes of the UK’s carpet waste was reused, recycled or recovered for energy last…

Recycling finale for film stars’ red carpet

France – French recycling major Veolia has teamed up with the Palais des Festivals et des Congres, organiser of the…

Green carpet couture a ‘perfect marriage of ethics and aesthetics’

United States – More actresses and models are turning to eco-fashion when attending red carpet events. This week, UK star…

Carpet producer rewarded for recycling achievements

Global – Carpet major Desso has become the first carpet tile manufacturer in the world to receive ‘Cradle to Cradle…

Carpet conference lays down case for design for recycling

United Kingdom – The need to rethink how carpet products are designed to facilitate recycling was a major topic at…

Record-breaking 2013 for UK carpets

United Kingdom – Last year, a total of 107 000 tonnes of old carpet was reused, recycled and recovered in…

Golden recognition for Carpet Recycling UK

United Kingdom – Carpet Recycling UK (CRUK) has won a Gold Zero Waste Award in the partnership category of the…

UK carpet industry in renewed recycling push

United Kingdom – Carpet Recycling UK (CRUK) has expanded its number of member organisations as part of a new push…