April 9, 2021 / CRI News Releases

Carpet Industry Helps Bring Vaccinations to the Dalton Community

Dalton, GA – April 9, 2021 – The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) and its member companies are working together...
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March 2, 2021 / CRI News Releases

New Federal Guidance is Neutral on Carpet Removal and No Longer Contains Recommendations Regarding Removing Carpet to Treat Asthma and Allergies

Federal Guidelines Recognize State of Scientific Research Concerning Carpet and Indoor Air Quality The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH’s) National...
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November 11, 2020 / CRI News Releases

CRI Announces New Board Members, Honors Industry Members at 2020 Annual Meeting

Dalton, GA – November 11, 2020 – The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) held its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, November...
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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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