COLLEGE PARK, GA — Carpet America Recovery Effort
(CARE) held its Seventh Annual Entrepreneur Meeting on October 27, 2010, according to a press release.
CARE hosted over 97 representatives from over 90 different organizations with a vested interest in the carpet recycling industry, the release noted.
According to CARE Executive Director Georgina Sikorski, the purpose of the CARE Entrepreneur Meeting is, "To focus on the needs and issues of the entrepreneurial carpet collection and processing community in a collegial and open atmosphere, while providing an informal networking forum for the attendees of the meeting."
To help acquaint new attendees with the details of carpet recycling, Dee Cassell, president of The Reclamation Depot, hosted a Carpet Recycling 101 information session, where she pointed out that carpet is one of the top 10 most common items in the country going to landfills, the release stated.
Attendees also addressed emerging opportunities in the carpet recycling industry, California''s recently-enacted AB 2398 Carpet Stewardship legislation and Carpet as An Alternative Fuel (CAAF), among others, the release added.