Welcome to the Ohio Materials Marketplace January update
Keeping our members in the loop about upcoming events, program improvements, recently uploaded materials and marketplace performance. Here are a few highlights:
938 members are now in the marketplace
The marketplace has helped divert more than 1763 tons (3,526,830 pounds) from the landfill!
The Recycling & Litter Prevention 2019 Grant Cycle kicked off on October 1, 2018 and grant applications are due by February 1, 2019. For more information please visit the grant website.
Read on for more details, and as always, thanks 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 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the details.
Materials Available in the Marketplace:
Scrap Tubing from Automotive Industry
Company generates one (1) ton weekly of scrap tubing made from fusion-brazed double wrapped tubing using copper-plated steel with a nylon coating on outside diameter. (STOCK PHOTO)
Suggested Uses: Use as is or recycle for metal value
More Information here.
Wet Wipe Fabric
Large amount of clean, white, non-woven material. Many tons/month available. Mixture of PET, PP, rayon, pulp fibers, synthetic fibers and natural fibers. Product is clean post-industrial scarp generated from wipes and cosmetic pads manufacturing. Most of these are good absorbent. and might be used as insulation or stuffing material.
Suggested Uses: Use as absorbent or could be used as insulation or stuffing material
More Information here
Materials Wanted in the Marketplace:
Large Plastic Foam Coolers
25 large plastic foam coolers (approx. 15" x 13" or 15" x 20") needed to build winter cat/animal shelters
More Information here
165 Available Material Postings
62 Wanted Material Postings
3,526,830 pounds (1763 tons) material exchanged/diverted
Total member cost savings: $201,954
Successful transactions resulting in materials diverted from the landfill include plastic bottle caps, wooden pallets and wood scrap, sawdust, E-waste, plastic drums, steel drums, specialty vermiculite, a giant magnet, carbon black, spent lime, polypropylene cloth balls, tarps, two Siemens Carbon Filtration Units, shelving, conveyor belts, HDPE Scrap and black soldier fly larva oil.
Reuse Idea for Items on the Marketplace
Tip of the Month: Adding a date to your posting will help other members searching for materials