Although old carpets can be recycled, we rarely see the carpet industry helping the cause. Thus, most of it goes to waste that further leaves its carbon footprint. It is important to reclaim waste carpet in order to reduce the impact on the environment. If you have some old carpets that are not being used anymore, then you may also recycle most of their components. In fact, various businesses have been using post-consumer carpets for reuse. Check out here some tips on recycling your old carpets.