Welcome to the Ohio Materials Marketplace September 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: structural tube steel, HDPE cisterns, 96 gallon totes, 5 gallon pails, IBC tanks, pallets, lumber pieces and more!
779 members are now on the Marketplace.
The marketplace has helped divert more than 1740 tons (3,481,190 pounds) from the landfill!
We plan on following up with older postings to determine if they are still accurate and available.
The Ohio By-Product Synergy Network's Year 9 Kickoff meeting will be on October 16, 2018, click here to register.
The Ohio Materials Marketplace - Year One Report is available, click here to view the report.
Read on for more details, and as always, thank you for being part of our program.
To login to the marketplace click here
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:
96 Gallon Totes
Five hundred heavy-duty 96 gallon totes. Some of the containers have latches available for locks.
Suggested Uses: Use as is for recycling containers or storage.
More information here
Waterwall Fatboy (HDPE) Cisterns
Two Waterwall Fatboy cisterns are available. They are clean, have a capacity of 650 gallons and are UV stabilized high density polyethylene. The cisterns have developed a crack along a seam so they do not hold water. The dimensions of the cisterns are 7'6" long x 6’7" high x 2'4" deep and weight 220 pounds when empty.
Suggested Uses: Repair for original use, cut in half to use as a plastic cover or tray, or recycle material for the HDPE content.
More Information here
Scrap Wood Pallets
150 wood pallets of various sizes - 48" x 40" to 48" to 120". The 48" x 40" and 48" x 48" seem to be in usable shape, however many of the other sizes have broken rungs or stringers. There are numerous stacks available.
Suggested Uses: Use as is or convert into mulch
More Information here
154 Available Material Postings
54 Wanted Material Postings
3,481,190 pounds (1740 tons) material exchanged/diverted
Total member cost savings: $192,850
Total Environmental Benefit: 142.2 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), polypropylene cloth balls (15 tons), sawdust (14.2 tons), tarps (0.75 tons) and two Siemens Carbon Filtration Units (30 tons).
Reuse Idea for Items on the Marketplace
Tip of the Month: Once you have joined the Marketplace make sure to click "add material" to create a post describing the material that you have available or the material that you are interested in receiving.