February 2019 Update

Welcome to the Ohio Materials Marketplace February 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: scrap cardboard, expanded polystyrene foam, commingled recyclables, pallet racking, miscellaneous calcium compounds and more! 

  • 980 members are now in the marketplace

  • The marketplace has helped divert more than 1763 tons (3,526,830 pounds) from the landfill!

  • Ohio EPA will be hosting the Sustainability Conference in Columbus on April 17, 2019. More information about the conference and registration can be found here

Read on for more details, and as always, thanks for being part of our program.

Reminder 
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:

Calcium Carbonate

10,000 lbs of precipitated calcium carbonate powder in its original bags. 50 lbs per bag, 2000 lbs per pallet. Manufacturer varies. Price is negotiable.

Suggested Uses: Versatile uses including polymer and healthcare applications and use in the paper industry.

More Information here.

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Assorted Used Gloves

Black nylon gloves with worn rubber palm, gray nylon gloves with moderate rubber palm and non-hazardous blue dye, Kevlar woven cut gloves with foam dust and dried glue on them. 

Suggested Uses:  Use as is

More Information here

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15" Wheelbarrow tires with rims 

Tires used on wheelbarrow production. Originally purchased November 2017. Tires are 15" with white rims and come with the kit and handles as well. Stored inside.

Suggested Uses: Kits can be used as intended with the addition of a wheelbarrow tray, tires can be used in a variety of ways

More Information here

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Marketplace Metrics

Current Metrics:

  • 960 Members

  • 180 Available Material Postings

  • 63 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 

Wheel and handle kits made into wheelbarrow with addition of a tray

Wheel and handle kits made into wheelbarrow with addition of a tray


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