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Material Exchange facilitates online exchanges of materials between organizations, and service providers to divert resources from landfill, lower operating costs, and move towards a circular economy.


HOW IT WORKS

Material Exchange allows organizations to offer and request materials through this online platform.

REGISTER
Registration is free and can be completed online or by email.

LIST YOUR MATERIAL
  • List materials you would like to offer
  • List materials you would like to receive
  • Provide basic data on your materials to interest other users


EXCHANGE
  • Send/receive a request for material
  • Review requests from other users and share your information if interested to explore opportunity.
  • Receive staff assistance, as the network is actively supported.


LOOKING FOR MORE SUPPORT?

Hands-on support is available to help you identify and implement solutions. Partners in Project Green can:

  • Set up your free account
  • Demonstrate how to create listings for your material
  • Keep your contact information confidential until you agree to share with users interested in your listings.


ANNUAL EXCHANGE RESULTS

20+ EXCHANGES | 200+ TONNES

Toronto Zoo, Chrysler, Velcro, Bentall Kennedy, Trillium Health Partners, Bosch, Goodwill, and many more!

About Partners in Project Green

Initiated by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Partners in Project Green is dedicated to creating the biggest eco-business zone in the world.

A large and growing community comprising businesses, government bodies, institutions and utilities, Partners in Project Green strives to build a stronger and greener economy in the Toronto region – and beyond.

We support the IC&I community, comprised of businesses, governmental bodies, institutions, and utilities to improve their sustainability practices and divert waste from landfill by connecting local generators of waste with processors using our online Material Exchange.

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Number of sites: 2840

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  • Surface Grinder 24 x 80
    Surface Grinder 24 x 80
    No. ref: 8435
    Price: 6500$
    Sold in Toronto area
  • Ladies Work Pant
    Ladies Work Pant
    Price: 0$
    The dress pants will be reused and redistributed to the community by the not-for-profit Dress For Success.
  • High visibility safety vest with reflection
    High visibility safety vest with reflection
    No. ref: 8300
    Price: 160$
    Terracycle to recycle the used safety gloves and safety vests.
  • Five drums of paraffin wax per month
    Five drums of paraffin wax per month
    Price: 0$
    Material is being sent to be remanufactured into fire starters.
  • 5000 cooler packs for reuse
    5000 cooler packs for reuse
    Sent to Habitat for Humanity ReStore.
  • 3000 Duvets with minor damage or discoloration
    3000 Duvets with minor damage or discoloration
    Sent to Syrian Canadian Foundation for reuse.
  • FREE 3’X3’ Garland Commercial Grill
    FREE 3’X3’ Garland Commercial Grill
    No. ref: 8308
    Dismantling it and salvaged/recycled what we could.
  • 400,000 melamine food service units
    400,000 melamine food service units
    Material sent to local recycler.
  • 300 ash trees
    300 ash trees
    Logs were exchanged with Sawmill Sid. Some of the logs will turn into charcuterie boards and benches.
  • GK-Magic 2000 Bathtubs
    GK-Magic 2000 Bathtubs
    Price: 0$
    The bathtubs were donated to two long-term care facilities located in Ontario.
  • Injection Molding Press Kawaguchi KM280B2
    Injection Molding Press Kawaguchi KM280B2
    Sold
  • 80 pallets
    80 pallets
    Pallets were picked up for reuse with Rush Pallets and Crates.
  • LCD computer screens
    LCD computer screens
    No. ref: 8232
    Price: 1230$
    Sold thanks to Second Cycle services
  • LED Computer screens
    LED Computer screens
    No. ref: 8231
    Price: 2106$
    Sold thanks to Second Cycle services
  • Two ton free standing bridge crane
    Two ton free standing bridge crane
    No. ref: 8239
    Price: 15000$
    Sold thanks to Second Cycle services
  • Assortment of furniture and household goods
    Assortment of furniture and household goods
    Material exchanged with Oasis Clothing Bank and Habitat for Humanity. 6670 kg was diverted for reuse.
  • 1000 Straw/Hay Bales available in April
    1000 Straw/Hay Bales available in April
    Material diverted to Toronto and Region Conservation Authority to be used for various events throughout the summer at Black Creek Pioneer Village.
  • Plastic injection machine 120 tons Kawaguchi JEKS 120
    Plastic injection machine 120 tons Kawaguchi JEKS 120
    Metal recycling
  • Garland Stoves
    Garland Stoves
    No. ref: 8084
    Price: 200$
    Sold thanks to Second Cycle services
  • UV Lamps and Arc Lamp
    UV Lamps and Arc Lamp
    Price: 1000$
    Sold thanks to Second Cycle services
  • Dust collector tray
    Dust collector tray
    No. ref: 8002
    Metal recycling
  • Canon imageRUNNER C3220
    Canon imageRUNNER C3220
    Electronics recycling
  • Flexible PVC
    Flexible PVC
    No. ref: 8171
    Sold by Second Cycle
  • Injection Molding Press Kawaguchi KM280B2
    Injection Molding Press Kawaguchi KM280B2
    Reuse
  • Injection Molding Press Kawaguchi KX140
    Injection Molding Press Kawaguchi KX140
    Reuse
  • Injection Molding Press Kawaguchi KM360B2
    Injection Molding Press Kawaguchi KM360B2
    Reuse
  • Plastic regrind Kydex T
    Plastic regrind Kydex T
    Recycled by a manufacturer for piping production 16 323 Kg
  • Variable speed DRIVES
    Variable speed DRIVES
    No. ref: 8183
    Price: 2900$
    Sold thanks to Second Cycle services
  • Ski doo racks
    Ski doo racks
    No. ref: 8229
    Price: 146$
    Sold thanks to Second Cycle services
  • IBM Computer servers
    IBM Computer servers
    No. ref: 8155
    Price: 100$
    Sold thanks to Second Cycle services
  • CS-4125 Oscilloscope Kenwood
    CS-4125 Oscilloscope Kenwood
    No. ref: 8230
    Price: 215$
    Thanks to Second Cycle services
  • Overhead projectors
    Overhead projectors
    No. ref: 8217
    Price: 145$
    Sold thanks to Second Cycle services
  • Dust collector General international 10-210M1
    Dust collector General international 10-210M1
    No. ref: 8216
    Price: 875$
    Sold thanks to Second Cycle services
  • Photo equipments
    Photo equipments
    No. ref: 8195
    Price: 2535$
    Sold Thanks to Second Cycle services
  • Free miscellaneous garbage and recycling receptacles for reuse
    Free miscellaneous garbage and recycling receptacles for reuse
    Price: 0$
    Bins were donated to Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Mississauga either for use internally or for sale at the ReStores
  • 1000 CD cases for recycling
    1000 CD cases for recycling
    Price: 0$
    3 boxes of CD cases, accounting for 1000 CD cases and 33 kgs of waste, divert for recycling into plastic lumber.
  • Injection Molding Press Mitsubishi 950MMJW-240
    Injection Molding Press Mitsubishi 950MMJW-240
    Sold
  • Intermediate Product Container IPC Bin loader
    Intermediate Product Container IPC Bin loader
    Send to recycling
  • Metal components removed from Cargo straps
    Metal components removed from Cargo straps
    Metal recycled with the assistance of PPG
  • Heat sealer
    Heat sealer
    Sold
  • PVC scrap
    PVC scrap
    15 tons recycling - Added with virgin PVC for new products.
  • Mixed plastics purges
    Mixed plastics purges
    Contamination level 32%. Clean and transformed in PP/PE repro plastics to use as raw material
  • Rectangle tables
    Rectangle tables
    Price: 0$
    Donation to non-profit
  • Recover carpets
    Recover carpets
    Waste-to-energy in an industrial process
  • PVC profile
    PVC profile
    Process in PVC repro to use as industrial raw material
  • Mixed Plastics
    Mixed Plastics
    No. ref: 8071
    Transform in waste-to-energy to replace coal in industrial process.
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