Rug recycling guide

Sustainable recycling options for your old rug

If it's time to say goodbye to your old rug, don't just throw it away! We have prepared some eco-friendly alternatives for disposing of your rug responsibly. By opting for these options, you can contribute to waste reduction and promote sustainability.

Donate or rehome

If your rug is still in good condition, it deserves a chance at a new home. Consider donating it to a local charity, reuse organization, or secondhand store. Many of these organizations accept rugs and will ensure they find their way to someone who can benefit from them.

You can also try posting it on online marketplaces or asking family and friends if they’re interested. Giving your rug a new home reduces waste and helps someone in need.

Cleaning and repair

Before deeming your rug unfit for use, explore options for cleaning and repair. Stains and damage are not always irreversible.

Check our website for a cleaning and maintenance guide specific to your rug's material. By following these instructions, you may be able to safe your rug and extend its lifespan.

Not only will this reduce waste, but it will also save you money in the long run.

Proper recycling

If your rug is truly beyond repair or reuse, it's essential to dispose of it properly to minimize environmental impact. Avoid throwing it in the trash, as this can contribute to landfill waste.

Instead, seek out dedicated textile recycling facilities or waste management points in your area. Many countries have established collection services or recycling centers that accept textiles. You can also check with local recycling organizations or contact your municipality for guidance on responsibly disposing of your rug.

Check several recycling points here

When it comes to disposing of your old rug, remember that throwing it away should be the last resort. Explore options for donating, rehoming, cleaning, or repairing your rug to give it a new lease on life.

If these options aren't viable, dispose of them responsibly. By choosing eco-friendly disposal methods, you contribute to a more sustainable future while reducing the burden on landfills.