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Greening Your Purchase of Carpet - U.S. EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. Draft. March 2004.

EPA Environmental Preferable Purchasing Carpet Resources - list of links providing information on environmental preferable purchasing, environmental standards and specifications for carpet, and an approach for evaluating the lifecycle impacts of carpet and other floor coverings.

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The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI)Exit EPA - national trade association representing the carpet and rug industry.

Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE)Exit EPA- CARE is a joint industry-government effort to increase the amount of recycling and reuse of post-consumer carpet and reduce the amount of waste carpet going to landfills.

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