Replacing your old carpet can be both an enjoyable task and also be rather daunting and exhausting. Carpet is bulky and the task of just ripping it up from the floor can be time consuming as well as tedious. But once you’ve successfully removed the carpet, now what do you do with it?  The folks at Junkremoval.com will come and remove your old carpet for you.

 

JunkRemoval.com will we get the job done safely and efficiently, and will maintain their environmentally safe procedures when it comes to recycling your old carpet. According to Carpet America Recovery Effort, at least 5 billion pounds of carpet ends up in landfills, each year. carpets are woven from petroleum-based synthetic fibers.

 

Nylon and polypropylene plastics, which are made from petrochemical polymers, are the two most common components in carpeting. The backing consists of latex and PVC, which are two additional petro plastics. Additionally, the mixture of chemicals in certain dyes and glues have been known to emit harmful organic compounds that have potentially negative health effects.

 

Even though your carpet has reached the end of its life in your home, that doesn't mean it can't be re-purposed to create new products. Recycled carpet is used in a variety of products including: composite lumber (both decking and sheets), tile backer board, roofing shingles, railroad ties, automotive parts, carpet cushion, stepping stones, etc. According to CARE more than 500 million pounds of carpet have been recycled.

 

It is important the carpet is removed and properly disposed of adequately so as not to create more hazards for the environment. So, when you have old carpet that you’re ready to get rid of, consider giving JunkRemoval.com a call and they will be happy to remove it for you.