According to Carpet Recycling UK, 2018 saw the volume of carpet waste diverted from landfill in the UK increase to 175,252 tonnes.
Carpet Recycling UK has announced that at the end of 2018, its Founder and Director Laurance Bird will retire from his involvement with the organisation.
The work of Carpet Recycling UK has been recognised with an Innovation Gold Award for Landfill Diversion in the National Flooring Innovations Awards 2018.
Cormar Carpets, a major UK-based carpet manufacturer, believes it has saved approximately £3 million, thanks to its 10 years association with Carpet Recycling UK.
Carpet Recycling UK will be showcasing ten years of resource recovery from the waste carpet at the 2018 Harrogate Flooring Show in September.
Carpet Recycling UK is celebrating 10 years of resource recovery at this year’s Annual Conference and Awards Event.
Volumes of carpet waste diverted from landfill in the country continue to increase, with 168,000 tonnes either reused, recycled or recovered for energy in 2017, a report from Carpet Recycling UK says.