CARE Gives Recycler, Person of the Year Awards

Seattle, WA, May 8, 2014 -- Wellman Plastics Recycling was named Recycler of the Year by the Carpet America Recovery Effort at the organization's annual meeting.

Wellman, based in Johnsonville, South Carolina, has 700 employees. The firm also won the award in 2004.

CARE also named Thomas Holland Person of the Year. Holland is president of commercial contractor and Starnet member Corporate Floors of Houston, Texas, and president of Texas Carpet and Construction Recycling, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Corporate Floors.

In 2013 alone, TCR diverted more than 1.6 million square feet of carpet.