Alabama Materials Exchange
Reuse. Reduce. Recycle.

Alabama Materials Exchange...

is a free service helping organizations in Alabama to buy, sell, give away, accept, or trade surplus reusable or recyclable materials that would otherwise be disposed of as waste.

Businesses, Universities, Non-Profits and other organizations in Alabama can create accounts and post listings; anyone is welcome to search or browse.

This service is managed by the Alabama Productivity Center, at the University of Alabama in partnership with the Alabama Technology Network, the Alabama E3 program and is supported by a number of state agencies and others.

Using the Exchange

  1. View listings: You can view listings (available and wanted) without signing in. Click on "Exchange" at the top of the page and click between the tabs under "All Listings" to view different types of listings.
  2. Post listings and contact users: Sign in or create an account to post listings and to view contact information for listings.
  3. Remove listings and report exchanges: Please remove listings when they are no longer available or wanted and indicate the outcome of your listing. Please report exchanges.

Rules and Policies

    The Alabama Materials Exchange does not allow listings for:

    • Live animals
    • Surplus equipment
    • Illegal goods
    • New (unused) items unless they would otherwise be discarded
    • Household items
    • Services

    Listings on the Alabama Materialss Exchange must not include fees that exceed 20% of the current value.

    Exchange of Hazardous Materials:

    Each party has the legal responsibility to determine whether a listed material is a hazardous waste or a hazardous material. Both hazardous and solid wastes must be managed in accordance with all relevant regulations and laws. The exchange programs that contribute listings to this catalog are not responsible for determining what may constitute a hazardous material or hazardous waste or may create a hazardous situation. The Alabama Materials Exchange reserve the right not to list a material, to delist a material, or to edit information provided by the listing party.


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