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Last night, I had the chance to watch “Trash Inc: The Secret Life of Garbage” on one of my favorite channels, CNBC.

And although we have been very successful in creating the RecycleMatch marketplace over the past year, it was validating to see the focus on trash and how it can be used as a resource. Here are my favorite quotes from the show last night:

  • Garbage is being reborn in ways you can’t imagine

  • Where some see a problem, others see dollar signs

Poop to Plastic? How what's in your dumpster is suddenly a resource.

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If you missed PopTech this year, you may not have heard. But waste is now a resource. If PopTech Fellow Ryan Smith can turn sewage sludge into plastic, Brooke Farrell (RecycleMatch Co-founder and PopTech Fellow) is pretty sure she can handle what's in your company's dumpster. RecycleMatch is creating markets for all kinds of things we once considered trash. Dubbed the eBay of Trash, RecycleMatch is connecting those who have waste with those who need it. Opening markets, lowering costs, and accelerating green innovation.

Watch the video here.....www.recyclematch.com/RecycleMatch-%20at-PopTech-2010

Make waste a resource at RecycleMatch. Buy, sell or give your waste and recyclables at www.recyclematch.com

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If you missed PopTech this year, you may not have heard. But waste is now a resource. If PopTech Fellow Ryan Smith can turn sewage sludge into plastic, Brooke Farrell (RecycleMatch Co-founder and PopTech Fellow) is pretty sure she can handle what's in your company's dumpster. RecycleMatch is creating markets for all kinds of things we once considered trash. Dubbed the eBay of Trash, RecycleMatch is connecting those who have waste with those who need it. Opening markets, lowering costs, and accelerating green innovation.

Watch the video here.....www.recyclematch.com/RecycleMatch-%20at-PopTech-2010

Make waste a resource at RecycleMatch. Buy, sell or give your waste and recyclables at www.recyclematch.com

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