American Society for Testing and Materials
1916 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1187
Standards and specifications for various products.
Boston Society of Architects
52 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02109-4301
The Sourcebook for Sustainable Design
Business Products Industry Association
301 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Buy Recycled Business Alliance
National Recycling Coalition, Inc.
1727 King St., Suite 105
Alexandria, VA 22314-2720
Buy Recycled Training Institute
United States Conference of Mayors
1620 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006
10 Lombard Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Information on recycled paper, including Greenline (publication) and Annual Guide to Environmentally Sound Papers
Canadian Environmental Choice Guidelines
Environmental Choice Program
Terra Choice Environmental Services, Inc.
300-2197 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H7X3
Center for Resourceful Building Technology
P.O. Box 100
Missoula, MT 59806
Container Recycling Institute
1911 Ft. Myer Drive, Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22209-1603
An on-line resource for those interested in recycling gypsum drywall.
Eco Living International
110 Linden Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Eco Living Sourcebook
Environmental Building News
Environmental Products Guide
US General Services Administration
GSA Schedule Information Center (FCOS)
Washington, DC 20406
General Services Commission
Cooperative Purchasing Program
P.O. Box 13047
Austin, TX 78711-3047
9 Desbrosses St., 6th Floor
New York, NY 10013
tel 212.925.9140 x241
1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036-3101
Guide to Recycled Products
Canadian Buy Recycled Alliance
26 Wellington St, East, Suite 601
Toronto, Canada M5E 152
Lists Canadian companies marketing recycled products
Institute for Recyclable Materials
College of Engineering
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
1325 G Street, NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005-3104
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. is the trade association of the scrap processing and recycling industry, representing 1,400 companies that process, broker, and industrially consume scrap commodities, including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber and textiles.
McRecycle USA Registry Service
Oak Brook, Il 60521
Lists more than 900 recycled products.
Single copies are free
National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS)
The NCMS has added a feature to its solvent database, SOLV-B®, which allows users to calculate savings through recycling versus buying new solvent. The program asks several questions about the rate of solvent use and the composition of spent solvent. NCMS member Gage Products, a leading global supplier of solvents, test fuels and solvent recycling technology, has for some time offered industrial users of the solvent database a free laboratory analysis of their solvent waste stream, providing a detailed assessment of recycling choices and cost savings potential. NCMS wanted to offer such a service to a broader range of users. With technical nationwide to provide estimates based on a few variables. Paul Chalmer, NCMS (734) 995-4911, email@example.com, http://solvdb.ncms.org.
National Institute of Governmental Purchasing
11800 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 1050
Reston, VA 22091
National Association of Purchasing Management
2055 E. Centennial Circle
P.O. Box 22160
Tempe, AZ 85285-2160
National Association of State Purchasing Officials
167 West Main Street, Suite 600
Lexington, KY 40507
National Resource Recovery Association
1620 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
Office of the Federal Environmental Executive
401 M Street, SW (Mail Code 1600)
Washington, DC 20460
Oikos Catalogue of Green Building Products
Online Surplus & Byproduct Chemicals
321 South Main Street
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Pennsylvania Resource Council’s Recycling and Solid Waste Center
Offers an on-line directory of recycled products and listing of other recycled products directories.
Polyisocyanuarate Insulation Manufacturers Association
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
P.O. Box 1910
Richfield Springs, NY 13439
For information on companies that manufacture goods made from recycled material.
Recycled Products Business Letter
11906 Paradise Lane
Herndon, VA 22017-1519
Biannual waste reduction tips.
Recycler’s Trade Network
950 N. Rangeline Road
Carmel, IN 46032
Information available on all types of recycling. Offers forum for buyers, sellers and traders of recycled goods.
Scientific Certification Systems
1939 Harrison Street, Suite 400
Oakland, CA 94612
Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1212
Bethesda, MD 20814
"Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Buyers Guide and Directory"
Texas General Land Office
1700 N. Congress, Suite 620
Austin, TX 78701-1495
The Environmental News Network’s Marketplace
Offers databases of recycled products.
The Global Recycling Network (GRN)
www.grn.com/grn/home.htm (currently under construction)
The site offers recycled-content product information and brings buyers and sellers of recyclable goods together.
The Green Pages
42 East 25th Street, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Lists manufacturers of environmentally responsible building materials, including recycled products.
Unitech Industrial, Inc.
P.O. Box 330 - 16 South Avenue
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590-0330
Closed-loop industrial fluid management maintenance and recycling systems.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
401 M Street, SW (5306W)
Washington, DC 20460
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