Finding a market for recyclables may be the toughest part of starting or expanding a recycling program.
Check with the local government program to see if it's able to help. Below are some links to additional market resources.
* Green Resource Index contains a listing of recyclers (both in and out-of-state) that are sorted by the recovered material they accept.
The S.C. Department of Commerce's Recycling Business Directory provides convenient search features allowing users to find outlets for recycling commodities.
The S.C. Materials Exchange is a free service that seeks to reduce waste by facilitating the exchange of reusable materials by businesses, non-profit institutions and government. It serves as a "matchmaking service" that provides users access to information on materials available or wanted.
The S.C. Green Building Directory (SCGBD) is a resource for those interested in green building in South Carolina. The SCGBD contains information about products and services that support green building practices as well as a listing of recyclers for construction and demolition debris.