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Below you'll find links to regional as well as specialty materials exchange sites. Click on the links to visit an exchange, or go to our FAQ page to learn about exchanging materials online.

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PACIFIC NORTHWEST EXCHANGES

IMEX
The Pacific Northwest's largest industrial materials exchange, with a wide variety of both available and wanted materials. Based in Seattle, it primarily serves businesses in the Oregon, Idaho, and Washington region.
bullet http://www.govlink.org/hazwaste/business/imex/

Materials Innovation Exchange
A Pacific Northwest exchange managed by the non-profit Network for Business Innovation and Sustainability.
bullet http://www.materialsinnovationexchange.com/materials-exchange/

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LOCAL EXCHANGES IN OREGON

ResourceFull Use
An actively-managed service that provides manufacturers and industry with workshops and a website-based mechanism to assess resource needs and actively exchange resources.
bullet http://www.pprc.org/resourcefull/

Freecycle
Local micro-exchanges in numerous Oregon communities, including Astoria, Salem, Columbia Gorge, and Lincoln County. Focus is on household materials, although some businesses participate. All items listed on Freecycle must be given away for free.
bullet http://www.freecycle.org/

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LOCAL EXCHANGES IN WASHINGTON

2Good2Toss
A convenient way to exchange used or surplus building materials and large household items, serving multiple communities throughout the state of Washington.
bullet http://www.2good2toss.com/

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LOCAL EXCHANGES IN IDAHO

Southern Idaho Waste Exchange
The online materials exchange of Southern Idaho primarily for businesses.
bullet http://www.sisw.org/wastexchange/exchange.htm

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OTHER EXCHANGES

Recycler's World
Global trading site for information related to secondary or recyclable commodities, by-products, used and surplus items or materials. Includes links to many national and international specialty materials exchanges. Can't find the right exchange above? Try here.
bullet http://www.recycle.net

Craigslist
A widely used service that includes options to exchange materials in a large number of geographic communities.
bullet http://www.craigslist.org/

American Builders Surplus
A nationwide website listing opportunities to exchange building materials.
bullet http://www.americanbuildersurplus.com/



If you encounter any problems with this page, or find a link that does not work, please contact our Webmaster at: NWexchange@deq.state.or.us

 
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