When I co-founded MaterialTrader.com, my core drive was two-fold: to validate this circular business concept of closing material loops by facilitating the trade of used raw materials, and to prove that operating sustainably and making money can go hand in hand. Because let’s be honest, there is more to life than running a business solely to make money. Ultimately, we wanted to see if we could turn a profit while doing good for the planet – and I’m proud to say we’ve succeeded. This is the story of how our circular vision for MaterialTrader.com made it far more than your ordinary materials marketplace. Continue reading “Why I co-founded MaterialTrader.com with circularity in mind”
You are a production company – such as a fashion brand or recycled plastic bottle designer – with sustainable goods production as your goal. Maybe you are a new eco brand that’s just starting out, or perhaps you’ve been in business for a while and you’ve decided you want to make your supply chain more sustainable by sourcing greener raw materials. Either way, the problem you are currently faced with is how to find a supplier to provide your manufacturing operations with sustainably sourced raw materials. Sounds like you? In this article, we will show you the easiest way to find sustainable material suppliers in 2021.
Are you interested in forwarding the circular economy through your business practices? Perhaps you have a bunch of residual pulp laying around? Or are you in search of recycled plastics for your production plant? Whatever your need may be, our mission is to help you grow your business sustainably by getting you the materials, business contacts, and information you are looking for, in a way that also forwards the circular economy. On MaterialTrader.com you can trade materials on our Marketplace, get in touch with new business partners on our Business Directory, or stay updated on circular economy news on our Community. Continue reading “How to grow your business sustainably with MaterialTrader.com”