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Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM) Year-Two Success

  • On  October 22, 2019 in |
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  • In 2017, Ohio EPA launched the Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM), a free online service where Ohio businesses, not-for-profits and government organizations can advertise and acquire useful products and materials that may be destined for a landfill.

Encouraging Environmental Excellence in Education (E4) Awards Program

  • On  October 22, 2019 in |
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  • The Encouraging Environmental Excellence in Education (E4) Program recognizes any K-12 public or private school for their achievements in environmental stewardship and efforts to educate and involve students on environmental topics.

The Buckeye State is Investing in a Sustainable Recycling System

  • On  September 10, 2019 in |
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  • Ohio EPA, solid waste management districts (SWMDs), material recovery facilities (MRFs), haulers, Ohio communities and The Recycling Partnership (The Partnership) are tackling the issue of non-recyclable trash in recycling by investing in education and outreach in pilot areas around the state.

The Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM) Platform Migration is Complete

  • On  September 10, 2019 in |
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  • If you are currently an OMM member and have not logged in since the new platform was launched, you will need to request a new password by clicking on the “forgot username or password.” Enter your account email address and select “Request new password.” You will be emailed a link to enter the new platform password reset page.

E3 Case Study Platinum Award Winner – YSI, Inc.

  • On  June 7, 2019 in |
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  • Ohio EPA recognized YSI, Inc., in Yellow Springs in September 2018 with a Platinum Level award for its sustainability initiatives, conservation and efficiency programs, and water quality education efforts. YSI manufactures sampling and monitoring instruments for environmental and in-process monitoring, including equipment widely used to track water quality conditions and trends.

The Ohio Materials Marketplace: New Electronic Platform is Here!

  • On  June 7, 2019 in |
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  • The Ohio Materials Marketplace has migrated to a new dynamic platform. The new marketplace features an improved communication tool and is mobile-friendly to ease the creation of new material posts and speed material searches.

Ohio EPA Hosts Second Sustainability Conference

  • On  June 7, 2019 in |
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  • On April 17, 2019, Ohio EPA held its second Sustainability Conference in Columbus. Two hundred business and community representatives attended. The event provided opportunities to learn ways to become a part of the sustainability movement.

The Ohio Materials Marketplace: Get Free Goods to Build Your Business!

  • On  February 22, 2019 in |
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  • The Ohio Materials Marketplace is a free online platform helping businesses and organizations find reuse and recycling solutions for disposing or acquiring waste and by-product materials. Many of the materials available are free. Join the Ohio Materials Marketplace (OMM) to see what's available.

Recycling and Litter Prevention Scrap Tire Success Story - Jackson Center

  • On  February 22, 2019 in |
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  • Using the Recycling and Litter Prevention (R&LP) scrap tire grant from Ohio EPA’s DEFA, along with matching funds from Jackson Center Schools (JCS), a ground tire rubber (GTR) paving project created a new running track and walking paths connecting athletic facilities and a community park.

Governor DeWine Appoints Laurie A. Stevenson Director

  • On  February 22, 2019 in |
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  • In Jan. 2019, Governor Mike DeWine appointed Laurie A. Stevenson as director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.