Welcome to the Ohio Materials Marketplace May update -
Keeping our members in the loop about upcoming events, program improvements, recently uploaded materials and marketplace performance. Here are a few highlights:
Several new materials have been added to the marketplace including: limestone screenings, industry safety fencing, water treatment residuals, and more!
739 members are now on the Marketplace.
The marketplace has helped divert about 1696 tons (3,391,290 pounds) from the landfill!
A Year 1 report will be made available soon.
Read on for more details, and as always, thank you for being part of our program.
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If you have questions about your username or password, please email Travis.Limbert@epa.ohio.gov
Record any recycling or reuse transactions that occurred with the help of the marketplace here
New Materials Available:
Limestone Screenings (CaCO3)
25000 cubic feet of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) limestone screenings with some small chips mixed in (less than 2%).
Suggested Uses: Agricultural soil amendment, coating for shingles, landscaping base material
More information here
Reprocessed Black Polypropylene - Talc Fill
80,000 pounds first generation, automotive-grade, post-industrial, reprocessed and pelletized talc-filled black polypropylene. Original certs available on request.
Suggested Uses: Feedstock material.
More Information here
Blue food grade chemical container
Sixteen 6 gallon food graded chemical containers (HDPE) generated weekly. They are triple rinsed after use.
Suggested Uses: Use as is, pelletize the HDPE plastic for remanufacturing.
More Information here
132 Available Material Postings
47 Wanted Material Postings
12 Completed Transactions
3,391,290 pounds (1696 tons) material exchanged/diverted
Total member cost savings: $153172
Total Environmental Benefit: 140.4 MTCO2 reduction (U.S. EPA WARM model estimates)
Materials diverted from the landfill include plastic bottle caps (4.6 tons), wooden pallets (0.28 tons), E-waste (0.63 tons), plastic drums (7 tons), steel drums (3.75 tons), specialty vermiculite (25 tons), giant magnet (0.1 tons), carbon black (15 tons), spent lime (1624 tons) and polypropylene cloth balls (15 tons).
Tip of the Month: Check back often for updated posts and new materials.