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A directory of Tarheel State recyclers

This story appears in the August 1999 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

For those of you who want to recycle your product's waste materials instead of trash them, North Carolina's Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance has made finding a recycler of everything from food to textiles as simple as turning on your computer.

The Web-based Directory of Markets for Recyclable Materials ( includes a list of companies that purchase recyclable materials and a history of each firm listed. Once you've found a potential buyer, contacting the company to negotiate payment and transportation is up to you.

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