Exchange Unwanted Materials

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Take Care of Texas
RENEW

Is your organization looking for a way to get rid of materials that you no longer need? The Resource Exchange Network for Eliminating Waste is a free materials-exchange network for industries, businesses, and governmental units that promotes reclaiming, recycling, and reuse of materials. 

Through RENEW, industries and businesses are able to exchange materials that would otherwise be disposed of. By exchanging materials for recycling or reuse, organizations can minimize waste, avoid disposal costs, and potentially reduce their regulatory burden. Reusing materials also helps the environment by helping to conserve our natural resources and keeping waste out of our landfills.

Available Items

wood crate_0.jpgThere are many different types of materials exchanged through the RENEW program, including electronics, boxes, used batteries, oil, construction waste, chemicals, and wood. Visit the RENEW page to view a list of materials that are currently available or wanted. 

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Program Successes

RENEW has been a great way to help reduce waste and improve businesses' bottom lines. Since 1989, more than 500 RENEW exchanges have:

  • Diverted more than one billion pounds of materials for reuse or recycling.
  • Saved industries, businesses, and governmental units more than $27 million in disposal costs.
  • Helped users earn over $15 million from the sale of recyclable materials.

Get Started Now

Visit the RENEW Login page to create an account and begin exchanging your materials. For more information, visit renewtx.org.

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