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Information and resources for Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam packaging recycling.
Be SMART Website is a waste reduction site. SMART stands for Save Money And Reduce Trash. This site contains information related to waste reduction.
The CBOT Recyclables Exchange is dedicated to the international trade of recyclable goods and requires registration.
The College and University Recycling Council (CURC) facilitates information exchange between institutions of higher education to learn about waste reduction, recycling and waste management issues.
A State, National and International Directory of agencies that facilitate donations of used computer hardware for schools and community groups.
Information on composting and other waste reduction technologies.
Includes an extensive Recycling guide, with lists of recyclers in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
A comprehensive Internet recycling information resource. Includes recycling directories, a reference library on recycling, a stock page, and a Glossary of Recycling Terms listing hundreds of terms commonly used in the recycling industry.
ISRI is composed of over 1,600 industry member companies that process, broker, and consume scrap commodities, including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber, and textiles. Members also include suppliers of equipment and services to the industry.
A starting point for consumers searching the net for recycling information. Includes information on hard to recycle materials.
The IWRC provides services such as on-site reviews, pollution prevention solutions, compliance assistance and comprehensive resources for many industries. The IWRC also maintains a waste exchange for the State of Iowa.
Information and resources for recycling Polyethylene Terephthalate (PETE) packaging.
NORA encourages and promotes the proper recycling of used oil, oil filters, used antifreeze, and other automotive and industrial materials through education and the development of legislation. Information about memberships, conferences, and regulatory alerts is available at this site.
The National Wood Recycling Directory is produced by the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service (USFS). This on-line directory-updated in 1999-contains a nationwide listing of over 700 wood residue receiving centers. Examples of new products made from recovered wood as listed by companies include landscaping materials (compost, mulch, etc.), pallets, plywood, hog fuel, engineered wood, particleboard, furniture, absorbents, flooring, and paper. The National Wood Recycling Directory was designed to help individuals, groups, communities, builders, remodelers, and demolition contractors identify receiving sites for recovered wood. This helps to avoid costly landfill fees and better use existing resources.
Recycling information compiled by the Ohio EPA Office of Pollution Prevention. Includes information on recycling antifreeze, batteries, computers, fluorescent lamps, freons and CFC's, mercury, motor oil, motor oil Bottles, construction debris, plastics, wood and more. Also links to Ohio Waste Exchanges .
site provides information on recycling, recycled-content products, recycling markets, market development and recycling publications.
Replaces the ORICS site which has been discontinued
List of national computer recycling programs.
A national recycling directory for polystyrene recyclers. The directory is provided by the PolyStyrene Packaging Council (PSPC) .
A listing of over 25,000 recycling agencies, firms and professionals in North America.
Lists current U.S. market prices of various recycled materials, for example: Recycling Manager, Prices to Office
Provides information relating to secondary or recyclable commodities, by-products, used and surplus items or materials and collectible items. Includes listing of exchange services and publications.
This site is dedicated to the art of home composting.
Information on municipal solid waste management. Of P2 interest is coverage of recycling issues.
The Surplus & Scrap Wood Products Exchange Directory is a waste exchange that provides a way for wood shops, furniture manufacturers and sawmills, etc. large and small, to conserve resources, increase wood utilization and increase profits.
The U.S. Environmental / Recycling Hotline is a directory of local recycling centers located throughout the U.S. The system allows you to search by geographic region, zip code and material type. A good first stop for finding centers in your local area that accept basic recyclables such as paper, metal, plastic, auto parts, etc.
An online, searchable database of waste reduction information provided by the California Integrated Waste Management board. It includes a collection of useful Waste Reduction Clip-art .
The U.S. EPA WasteWi$e program is designed to assist businesses in taking cost-effective actions to reduce solid waste in each of three areas: Waste prevention, Recycling collection, and Buying or manufacturing recycled products.
Provided by the West Virginia Library Comission and office of conservation and litter control.
This web site maintains a comprehensive infomration service on the following waste management options: reduce, reuse, recycle, recover, dispose), and other source material.