With the withdrawal of Low Risk Waste Position (LRWP43) in 2021, the Environment Agency (EA) introduced a Regulatory Position Statement (RPS248) framework based on certain
Carpet Recycling UK is the only membership association dedicated to helping the UK carpet and textile flooring sector become more sustainable.
Our mission is to promote the diversion from landfill of textile flooring in the UK to resource for sustainable use. We do this by working with businesses in the supply chain, government and academia to foster collaborations and networks to achieve viable market-based solutions, encouraging design for recyclability.
Members include businesses and organisations from every stage of the carpet supply chain, together with recyclers and equipment providers.
Achievements in Numbers
diverted since foundation
textile flooring waste
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Join us in helping to make the carpet industry more sustainable
As a Carpet Recycling UK member, you can get advice on all aspects of carpet waste reduction, recycling and re-use, learn about technical innovations and take advantage of new opportunities, and play a part in framing environmental policies. Membership is also a great way to demonstrate your green credentials to the growing number of customers looking for better environmental solutions to carpet waste.
CRUK engaged Oakdene Hollins with investigating the scale of the treatment of textile flooring waste in the UK. On an annual basis CRUK conducts this