The Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) and the California Carpet Stewardship Program have approved approximately $2.4 million in grant funding for eight capital improvements and three product testing projects that utilize post-consumer carpet.

Of the funds available, 88% or $2.1 million has been awarded to California based projects.

Grant applicants selected for awards are: American Fiber Cushion, Carpet Solutions, GHD, Landfill Clear, Rethink Green, SafePath Products, Sierra Rubber Co., South Bend Modern Molding, West Coast Rubber Recycling and XT Green.

Funding of proposed projects is contingent upon grant acceptance by the applicants and execution of a grant agreement. CARE expects to issue a final Notice of Proposed Awards in the coming month.

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