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Welcome to the Materials Innovation Exchange

An online resource helping companies turn waste into revenue and reduce environmental impacts. This site is an active industrial materials exchange where companies can buy, sell, donate and trade materials, as well as share innovative stories, best practices, ideas and tools.

The Materials Innovation Exchange is a collaborative project made up of By-Product Synergy NW members, a group managed by the Network for Business Innovation & Sustainability (NBIS), a Nonprofit 501 (c) (3) Corporation.

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Lots of great new items on the Exchange!

New items added this week! A huge supply of leather and upholstery fabric; top quality veneer; cushion and padding foam; tube foam; rigid foam ...and more. More...


K2 and Efikio put a NEO spin on neoprene

Seattle, WA – K2 and Efikio. In this story, a product is just beginning its second life. The starting material is neoprene in the form of wetsuits. These wetsuits had various assembly issues and were not sellable by the manufacturer K2. Luckily K2 has a growing relation with Efikio, a West Seattle, Washington company specializing More...


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If you make an exchange, please consider making a donation to NBIS. Your tax deductible donation helps fuel the network, maintain the site and increases our impact! The Exchange is made possible by generous grants and sponsorships. Interested? Become a sponsor today!