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September 16, 2020 / CRI News Releases

Industry Icon, Former CRI Chairman Passes Away

Spirer represented the best of the entrepreneurial spirit of the carpet industry for decades.
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April 23, 2020 / CRI News Releases

Statement from CRI President Joe Yarbrough on Termination of VPS Program

April 23, 2020 - Funded by CRI members, the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) Voluntary Product Stewardship (VPS) program was...
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November 13, 2019

CRI Presents Award, Updates, New Board Members at Annual Meeting

Dalton, GA - November 13, 2019 – The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) presented the Joseph J. Smrekar Memorial Award...
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September 4, 2019 / CRI News Releases

New Edition of NSF/ANSI 140 Sustainability Assessment for Carpet Highlights the Carpet Industry’s Commitment to Sustainability

Dalton, GA - September 4, 2019 - The newest edition of NSF/ANSI 140 Sustainability Assessment for Carpet, released August 2019,...
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June 10, 2019

CRI Voluntary Product Stewardship Program for Post-Consumer Carpet Continues Through 2020

Dalton, GA - June 10, 2019 - The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) is extending its Voluntary Product Stewardship (VPS)...
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March 12, 2019

The Carpet and Rug Institute Publishes New Carpet Cleaning Standards

Standards include cleaning guidelines for commercial and residential environments. March 12, 2019 – Dalton, GA – The Carpet and Rug...
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September 18, 2018 / CRI News Releases

UL Environment Announces Addition of CRI Green Label Plus Certified Carpet Products to SPOT™ Online Database

Dalton, GA. - January 9, 2018 - UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories) today announced that The Carpet and...
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November 27, 2017 / CRI News Releases

The Carpet and Rug Institute Connects Green Label Plus with Origin

Dalton, GA - (November 27, 2017) – The Carpet and Rug Institute’s (CRI) Green Label Plus-certified (GLP) products will now be...
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November 20, 2017 / CRI News Releases

The Carpet and Rug Institute Selects Shaw Industries’ Troy Virgo for Annual Award

Dalton, GA - (November 20, 2017) – The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) presented the Joseph J. Smrekar Memorial Award to...
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March 27, 2017 / CRI News Releases

Green Label Plus Program Added to EPA Federal Procurement Guidelines

Dalton, GA - March 27, 2017 – The US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels now...
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