Recycling market resources
- For the best local recycling information, residents can start with their county solid waste or recycling office.
- Rethink Recycling
- Recycling Association of Minnesota
RAM is the Minnesota affiliate of the National Recycling Coalition. Their web site features information about the value and benefits of recycling, and links to county recycling web pages.
- Buy Recycled: The Minnesota Recycled Products Directory
If you aren't buying recycled products, then you aren't closing the recycling loop. This directory lists quality, locally produced products made from recycled materials. The database is searchable and receives periodic updates.
- Iowa Recycling Directory | www.iowadnr.com/waste/recycling/instructions.html
- Michigan Recycled Materials Market Directory | www.michigan.gov/deq/0,1607,7-135-3585_4130-12387--,00.html
- Wisconsin Recycling Markets Directory | www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/aw/wm/Markets/
- National Recycling Coalition, Inc.
- Recycled Plastic Markets Database | http://markets.plasticsresource.com
The American Plastics Council's online database of buyers and sellers of plastics in the U.S. and Canada.
- Recycling Markets | www.recyclingmarkets.net
A directory of markets for all recyclable materials. Paid subscribers get more information, but free searches are available.