Over 40% of PA 6 and 6,6 produced is used to make carpets, both
industrial and domestic. In Europe, the area of carpet thrown
away annually is enough to cover 200,000 football pitches, and
up until recently it has mostly gone into landfill sites (70%)
The recycling of polyamide has the potential for considerable
impact on the use of non-renewable resources, and on waste disposal.
Collected carpet can be processed to produce various products,
depending on the composition.