MATERIALS MATCHING HAS BEEN TRIED MANY TIMES BEFORE, BUT SEVERAL NEW DEVELOPMENTS MAKE NOW A BETTER TIME THAN EVER FOR MAKING THIS CONCEPT A NORMAL BUSINESS PRACTICE.
growing corporate buy-in from companies around the world
new momentum behind climate solutions
evolving sophistication of materials matching software
Benefit from significant economic savings by sourcing cheaper feedstocks from industrial by-products and recycled materials, and avoid costly landfill disposal fees.
Material production and use comprises 42% of system-wide GHG emissions in the US. Reuse of materials is a proven strategy to reduce your company's carbon footprint.
In addition to GHG reductions, the Materials Marketplace activities create a range of additional positive environmental impacts.
Globally, the circular economy is a trillion dollar opportunity, with the potential to create 100,000 new jobs by 2019.