Is it bad to throw away carpet?



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    Why throw it out when you can recycle it? Recycling anything is betting than letting it sit in a landfill.

    First, see if you can donate your carpet to charity or sell it to someone else, if it’s in good shape.

    If not, the first website below provides a map of centers and companies that will take in that old carpet. Some recyclers might charge a fee to recycle your rug, but it’s definitely worth inquiring about. Companies can use the carpet yarn to make more products.

    If there is no one recycling carpet near you, the second website below suggests that you make the best of that old carpet–cut it up and place pieces of it under your heavier furniture, make floor mats and car mats, or use strips of it to block weed growth outside.

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