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Carpet Reclamation Costs

carpet, life-cycle, green, recycling



August 3, 2010 - Flooring

When calculating the life-cycle cost of carpeting options, don't overlook the cost of reclamation at the end of the product's life. A growing trend in the carpet industry is recycling carpet tiles to produce new product. Because of this, some manufacturers are offering carpet reclamation and transportation free of cost. With the green movement growing, there's an increasing desire for recycled content carpet from manufacturers — resulting in an end-of-life cost savings for facility managers.

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