A materials exchange is an operation that enables industrial process wastes, by-products, surpluses, or off-specification materials to be transferred to another company where they are used as a process input. Materials exchanges are operated by governments, industry groups, and private firms. By exchanging byproducts with other companies, industry can achieve substantial waste reduction. Industrial ecology (see Science:Environment:Sustainability:Industrial Ecology) is a closely related concept.

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AssetSmart
E-commerce trading mart for buyers and sellers of pre-owned test and measurement equipment. Online database permits listings and searches by product and manufacturer.
Industrial Materials Exchange
Free service designed to match King County area businesses that produce wastes, industrial by-products, or surplus materials with other businesses that need these.
Institution Recycling Network
The IR-Network is a cooperative providing services to improve financial and operating results for recycling programs at colleges and universities, hospitals, nursing homes, private schools, and similar institutions.
Los Angeles Materials Exchange
Designed to help residents and businesses in Los Angeles County find markets for industrial by-products, surplus materials, and other would-be discards. List your surplus items, browse listings, or report successful exchanges.
Nebraska Materials Exchange
Free service to exchange reusable materials in Nebraska. Also has other waste disposal information.
New York Wa$teMatch
Materials discarded by one business can be resources for another. New York Wa$teMatch helps firms reduce their waste disposal costs or find cheaper raw materials by matching the material by-products of one company with another that can use them.
Recycler's World
Directory of companies buying and selling secondary or recyclable commodities, by-products, used and surplus items or materials.
RecycleXchange
Resource for recycling and waste management professionals including a marketplace for scrap metal, plastics, paper, glass, rubber, textiles and electronics.
SalvoMIE Materials Exchange
Free materials exchange available in counties of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Channel Islands, for low value and waste construction materials and construction and demolition salvage.
Wastechange
Free European commercial waste exchange. Helps European commercial waste producers and waste users to locate cost effective recycling solutions for all categories of commercial waste and by-products previously destined for landfill.
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