January 2019 Update

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 frank.basting@epa.ohio.gov 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

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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

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Marketplace Metrics

Current Metrics:

  • 938 Members

  • 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.

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Reuse Idea for Items on the Marketplace 

Old pallets used to make decorative wood wall

Old pallets used to make decorative wood wall

Tip of the Month: Adding a date to your posting will help other members searching for materials