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Solid Waste in New England

Reuse in New England: Reuse Directories
July 2010

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Many directories and web sites focus on reuse. The following list contains some of the resources that service the New England area.

If you have questions or suggestions for additions/corrections to this list, contact:

Christine Beling (beling.christine@epa.gov)
EPA New England (SPP)
5 Post Office Square, Suite 100
Mail Code: OES04-1
Boston, MA 02109-3912
Phone: 617-918-1792

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Regional/New England Directories

Materials Exchanges in the Northeast, June 2009
Address: 139 Main Street, Suite 401, Brattleboro, VT 05301
Phone: 802-254-3636
Email: info@nerc.org
NERC provides a listing of reuse opportunities in the Northeast to support its mission of promoting the environmental and economic benefit of source reduction and reuse.

Recycler's World
Address: P.O. Box 1910, Richfield Springs, NY, 13439
Description: Recycler's World, an on-line service, was established as a world wide trading site for information related to secondary or recyclable commodities, by-products, used/surplus items or materials. Trading categories include Used Equipment, Used Commercial Items, Used Building Materials, and Materials Exchanges.

Reuse Development Organization (ReDO)
Address: c/o The Loading Dock, 2 North Kresson St., Baltimore, MD 21224
Phone: 410-558-3625
Email: info@redo.org
ReDO is a national and international tax exempt, 501(c) (3) non-profit organization promoting reuse on every level. Included on the website is a list of reuse centers by state as well as links to other organizations promoting reuse.


Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Reuse Directory
This website lists resources for donations and reuse in Massachusetts. The directory includes information and links to websites regarding construction materials, electronics, food, household items and office equipment.

The Recycling Services Directory for Massachusetts (RSD)
Address: 68 Hopkinton Road, Westboro, MA 01581
Phone: 781-679-2176
Email: rsd@wastecap.org
The Recycling Services Directory for Massachusetts (RSD) lists companies that accept, collect, or purchase materials for recycling and reuse  from Massachusetts businesses, communities, or individuals. This free resource is compiled and produced by WasteCap of Massachusetts and funded by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

Western Massachusetts Reuse Directory
Address: Center for Ecological Technology, 112 Elm St., Pittsfield, MA 01201
Phone: 413-445-4556, 413-586-7350
Description: Managed by the Center for Ecological Technology (CET), this directory is a consumer-orientated publication, with listings for where to buy and donate used goods. There is also a smaller section on rental, repair, borrowing from libraries, focus on automobiles, and advice on hard-to-recycle and hard-to-dispose of items. Contacts: Lara Dubester, Jim Desmond.

New Hampshire

New Hampshire's Recycled and Reused Products Directory 1998
Address: WasteCap of NH, 122 N. Main St., Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-224-5388
Description: The NH Recycled and Reused Products Directory, by WasteCap of NH, assists businesses in purchasing materials that have been recycled or reused. Contacts: Mark Toussaint, Barbara Bernstein.

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