News: Carpet Recycling UK 2014 Annual Conference and Awards
With the theme of 'Carpets - Resources for the circular economy', the 2014 CRUK Conference in Birmingham reported on and celebrated new developments in a sector now embedded across the carpet waste supply chain.
Monday, 30th June 2014
On the 24th June, 2014, the CRRS's Dr Rachel Waugh attended the Carpet Recycling UK 2014 Annual Conference and Awards, at Austin Court in Birmingham. The conference focused on the circular economy and how carpet recycling fits into this resource efficiency framework. Along with speakers from government and industry, CRUK Scheme Manager, Jane Gardner, talked about how the UK has exceeded its target for diverting carpet from landfill two years early. Bob Peoples, from Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) spoke about the challenges and successes CARE have experienced in carpet recycling efforts in America. The event culminated in the first CRUK awards presentation congratulations to all of the winners! For more details on Carpet Recycling UK, please see the external weblink:
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