The Global Waste Marketplace

The global platform for trading in waste commodities.

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WasteTrade, an online waste trade platform, has revolutionised the waste industry by connecting buyers and sellers worldwide and will seamlessly calculate shipping costs, documentation, exchange rates and carbon footprint at the click of the button.

You can browse our consignments at your leisure and sort the listings to match your preferences whether it’s by material type, a specific plastic waste or country of origin.


List a Product

List a Product

Listing a product couldn’t be easier. Our simple, easy to use platforms allow waste producers to get the best price for their waste materials, quickly.

Choose the material, grade and quantity, upload some photos or video of the consignment and once checked by our quality assurance team, will go live and in front of thousands of potential buyers.

Full Transactional Coverage

Once a deal is agreed, you can track the entire sales and logistics through our dashboard. WasteTrade can handle everything for you from waste location to bill of lading, WasteTrade can handle the entire process. All you have to do is pay and unload.

All of our members are vetted to ensure quality loads, so you can rest assured you are dealing with like minded industry professionals and you can view members previous deals history and feedback, this is completely unedited and is only from actual transactions on WasteTrade.


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We have partnered with the organisation ThinkCarbon to offer the only platform in the world that not only shows you the best loads and gets the best price for your waste, but let’s the seller see which buyer would be the best for the environment.

On every offer, you will see a carbon rating that varies from 1 (very poor) to 5 (excellent) so companies can make an informed decision on the effects to the environment as well as financial when choosing the buyer of their waste.


Latest News


December 4, 2023

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December 4, 2023

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EU Waste Export Ban

EU to Ban Plastic Waste Exports to Non-OECD Countries

In an effort to combat environmental challenges, the European Commission and the European Council have reached an agreement to ban the export of plastic waste from the European Union (EU) to non-OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries. This decision marks a significant stride in the EU’s environmental policy. Comprehensive Agreement on Waste Shipments…

November 29, 2023

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Simpler Recycling

Simpler Recycling: A Step Forward, But Is It Enough?

The English landscape of recycling is undergoing a significant transformation, as the government unveils its ‘Simpler Recycling’ plans. Paul Sanderson, The Recycling Association’s chief executive, welcomes the initiative’s focus on dry core materials – paper, card, plastics, metals, and glass packaging. However, the proposal’s wider context and its potential impact demand deeper analysis. Simpler Recycling…

October 26, 2023

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Frequently asked questions

WasteTrade is an online marketplace for the global waste industry. We bring both waste producers and processors and waste together in a supportive virtual environment to make dealing in waste commodities as easy and profitable as possible.

To get started on WasteTrade, you must first complete the registration process. Once you have submitted your information and we have reviewed and verified it, you will have full access to the WasteTrade marketplace. You can list your own waste materials for sale or place bis on the listings of other users; once you agree to a deal, sit back and let WasteTrade handle the transport, the compliance and the payments.

Using WasteTrade makes recycling waste commodities easier and more profitable, therefore serving as an incentive for businesses to recycle their scrap materials. As well as increasing the amount of waste that is recycled, thanks to partnership with ThinkCarbon, WasteTrade offers full carbon footprint visibility.

The global waste industry presents many barriers to businesses trying to recycle their materials, including: Compliance and regulation issues, transport and secure payments. As WasteTrade handles all of these issues, it has never been easier or more rewarding for businesses to ethically dispose of their waste.

On WasteTrade, buyers and sellers have full access to our marketplace. For sellers, we offer your materials exposure to our approved end users all around the world, increasing the likelihood of finding a suitable buyer. For buyers, we provide you the opportunity to source waste commodities from all around the world, increasing the availability of materials. For both parties, we organise transport, provide secure payments and ensure adherence to regulations.

With WasteTrade, your money is safe; as we secure payments from buyers before releasing the sellers materials.