Carpet Legislation

There is currently no federal legislation regulating the management of carpet at the end of life, but a number of states have passed and attempted to pass legislation.

Status:
Failed
Type:
Bill
Date:
January, 2012

SSB 6341 creating jobs by increasing recycling of discarded carpet was introduced in January 2012 but did not pass. The bill would have required carpet producers that sell carpet in Washington State to participate in a carpet stewardship program by January 1, 2013. The carpet stewardship organization would be required to submit a product stewardship program plan for financing, collecting,...

Status:
Passed
Type:
Law
Date:
September, 2010

AB 2398, the carpet product stewardship bill, passed in 2010 and amends the California Public Resources Code (Chapter 20, Section 42970-42983). The law requires that carpet producers, collectively or individually, submit a...