The easiest way to recycle your used carpet is for your carpet installer to take it to the carpet retail store or one of our collection sites. For the recycling of Post Consumer Carpet and Pad it must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be dry, no wet carpet or pad
  • Rolled residential carpet accepted
  • Commercial carpet accepted only with prior approval
  • Maximum 6 feet for width of carpet in rolls
  • Rolls should be tied with duct tape  
  • Separated urethane foam padding accepted
  • No rubber backed carpet or rubber pad
  • No carpet tile or other rigid flooring
  • No carpet scraps or trimmings
  • No tack strips, nails, staples or knife blades
  • No wet glue, debris, refuse, rocks or caked mud
  • Minimal loose dirt
  • Absolutely no co-mingled refuse accepted

Drop off carpet and pad any time at Bro-Tex in Saint Paul (See map below)

Carpet and pad from individuals, carpet installers or registered refuse haulers can be delivered to Bro-Tex or one of our other collection sites as shown on the links belowFor special collections or transportation of large and regular quantities please contact Bro-Tex for information on alternative collection methods. There is a drop-off charge for carpet or pad delivered directly to Bro-Tex within the stated specifications. Bro-Tex still does reserve the right to refuse out-of-spec material and adjust the drop-off charge at our discretion. Most of the remote collection facilities charge a drop-off fee to cover administrative and handling expenses. At these sites you will need to transfer your carpet to the trailers or containers at the site. Transfer assistance is not generally available at collection sites. Please contact the collection site directly for additional information.

*Place the carpet inside the gold metal enclosed container on the street side of the building at 840 Hampden Ave. There is a drop-off administration fee of $10/car, pickup or small trailer. Place money in deposit envelope and drop into the drop-box. Contact Bro-Tex for information on drop-off fees for larger loads. *

Bro-Tex, Inc.
840 Hampden Avenue N
St. Paul, MN 55114

Faith Eisentrager
Telephone: (651) 272-7227
Drop-off container open 24/7

Other public collection sites for residents at: 

Carver County Environmental Center
116 Peavey Circle 
Chaska, MN 55318 
Telephone 952-361-1842 
Check the website for open dates and times. 

Coon Rapids Recycling Center
1831 111th Ave. NW 
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Telephone 763-767-6485 
Wed & Sat 9 am - 3 pm

Other sites that accept carpet for recycling:

Mora Landfill
Hinkley Transfer Station
Cambridge Transfer Station