Your go-to guide for waste & recycling in the Twin Cities.
Old carpet could become new carpet again, plastic resin for making plastic parts, plastic drainage pipe, new carpet pad, acoustic matting, sorbent material for water pollutants or as an energy substitute for natural gas and coal.
For the recycling of post-consumer carpet and padding, the material must meet the following requirements:
At these sites you will need to transfer your carpet to the trailers at the site. Transfer assistance is not generally available at collection sites.
Please check Bro-Tex, Inc.'s web site for up-to-date locations and specifications.
For more information on properly disposing of carpet and padding, contact your county.
April - November: Wed. Noon - 7 PM Thurs. Noon - 6 PM Fri. 10 AM - 4 PM Sat. 8 AM - Noon
December - March: Wed. Noon - 7 PM Thurs. 11 AM - 5 PM Sat. 8 AM - Noon Call for closed days.
Please visit the Habitat for Humanity ReStore website for more guidelines on items that are accepted for donation.
Items Accepted for Donation:
Bricks or Block
Accepts appliances, carpet and padding, concrete, dirt, fiberboard, insulation, plaster, scrap metal, sheetrock, shingles, and treated and non-treated wood.
A piece of paper can be recycled seven to fifteen times before the fibers get too short for making paper. Those fibers are collected and sold to farmers as an additive for enriching the soil.