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Newsletter June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017     Please FORWARD to a friend or colleague.     SUBSCRIBE


re·pur·posed·MA·TE·RI·ALS (noun) - byproducts and waste that have value "as is" to a second, unrelated industry.  LEARN MORE ABOUT US>>
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In this Edition Denver | Chicago | Atlanta | Dallas | Philadelphia
repurposedPIONEER:  Scott, below, is long time customer and our ideal customer...innovative and resourceful.  Look at what he came up!!!.  Interestingly,Scott's "repurpose" is slated to be featured in an upcoming national farm publication.  You, our customers, are some of the smartest people in America.  We're continually amazed!  

repurposedSOLUTION "We're a no-till farming operation, and I've been looking for something to keep corn and sunflower stalks from tearing my planters.  I've tried all kinds of things with little success.  Then I decided to try some of your conveyor belting as kind of a deflector on the leading side of our implement.  Wow...I have found the answer.  This conveyor belt works great.  And, it is cheap!" - Scott Ravenkamp  

Conveyor Belting.
  L: Denver, Dallas, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta  
Click Here for Conveyor Prices>>
    
Since Father's Day was yesterday, how about a father and son "repurpose"...

Wood I-Joists.  BEFORE: These I-joists by Redbuilt were used on a temporary framing project before we made a deal for them.  These are 13 1/2' and we have about 1,500 of them.  L: Chicago  Click Here for Pricing>>  
    


father/sonREPURPOSING.  "My son and I 'repurposed' 6 glue lam beams that I got from one of your auction sales. I would like to send you a few pics of the new raised garden box." - Gary Olson
 
Since the US Open Golf tourney ended yesterday, how about a golf "repurpose"...

Railroad Car Bridge "I see you sell flat rail car bridges.  How about this former passenger rail car bridge on the Lost Tracks golf course in Oregon.  I thought you guys would dig this!" - Larry Allen  Larry, you guessed right...we dig this bridge!  See Size and Price of our Flat Car Bridge>>
    

  
Real Estate "repurposing"....Luxury Survival Condos.  This real estate development company is "repurposing" Cold War-era missile silos into luxury condos.  Their tagline..."Peace of mind comes with being prepared for anything".  Read More about these Condos>>

Q: Do you have an example of where real estate has been "repurposed"?  Email Us Pics and Details>>
   

 
Reader Frustration.   "The email layout could be improved by tightening up the corresponding photos and descriptions.  The items/pages still seem a bit jumbled or run together." - Jaime Parr  RE: On viewing the newsletter…You may know this but try clicking on the link at the top of every newsletter…”view in your web browser”.  That will open the newsletter in your browser instead of your email client.  That usually solves the format problem for most readers!
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Billboards + Polyiso = SAVINGS.  "Damon, Pictures using 'repurposed' advertising and insulation under concrete floor slab in super insulated house in Montrose, CO. The extra below grade insulation, coupled with ICF walls and SIP Panel roofs created an average heating bill for a 2,200 SF house of $25.00 per month without the meter charge." - John Hatfield  RE: John, saving energy with used materials.  You can't get much more environmentally friendly than that!

Polyiso Insulation.  L: Denver, Philadelphia, Dallas, Atlanta, Chicago  Click Here for Pricing>>    

Advertising Billboards.  L: Denver, Philadelphia, Dallas, Atlanta, Chicago  Order Online>>

         
Mineral Oil.  L: Denver  Click Here for Pricing>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  Sold 5 drums of the mineral oil last week.  He is going to add an insecticide to the mineral oil to spray on his cattle to flies and bugs off. 

 
13x Molecular Sieve.  BEFOREThis molecular sieve was supposed to be a part of a manufactured product that ended up getting canceled.  We have 42,000 lbs.  The bead size: .8-1.6MM.  L: Atlanta  Email for Details>>

Your Ideas:  "Sew the molecular sieve into 5 lb bags and sell for gun cabinets as a moisture absorbent that can be re dried in an oven reused over and over. Can also be placed in shipping containers to absorb moisture with moisture sensitive equipment." Peter Jutz
    
Floating Rope.  BEFOREThis is unused, off-spec floating water line rope.  We have 60' and 75' pieces.  FREE SHIPPING   Order Online>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "I thought the shorter rope might be of use, to keep in my car, in case of emergency….in winter, having to pull someone out of the snow, or as you depict, getting someone off of the ice.  When I was much younger, and did ocean racing, sailing, I would always trail a “life line” of 150’ behind the boat in case anyone fell overboard." David Singer
 
Stainless Steel Gate.  We just took in 750 of these grates  They are 13 1/2" x 25 1/2".  They come 25 grates per box.  Order Online>>

repurposedIDEA:  "Damon, use your stainless grates to make a redneck BBQ out of a toilet complete with an icebox...lol!" - Bruce

repurposedPROJECT...Barrier Netting.  "The 12' x 90' barrier netting I got from you is going to keep the owls and hawks out of the poultry." - Don Greenawalt Click Here for Netting Sizes and Prices >>
Boardwalk Wood.  L: Atlanta  Click for Pricing and Sizes>>

customerPROJECT:  One of our high-end home builders decided to turn a mandatory retention pond into a really cool landscape feature with some of our reclaimed, treated lumber.  Brad, we appreciate your business!   

Used Gym Floor Covering System.  This is a system made by Cover Master.  There is enough vinyl material to cover 16,000 SqFt.  L: Philadelphia  Email for More Details & Pricing>>
Highway Sign Box Truss.  We just got in this galvanized box truss used for overhead highway signs.  There are 3 bolt together sections x 5 1/2' x 6 1/2' x 22' = 66' long.  L: Chicago  Click for Pricing>>

Your Ideas:  "It seems like your 66' long truss would work well for being the structure to carry utilities like a water pipe over a river. - William Anderson

    
  
 
BEFORE:  "Damon, I've got 2 tanks that are like new, wanted to see if you are interested in them." - Wilson STATUS:  Wilson accepted our offer on the tanks, and we now have them for sale!

Pressure Vessels.  The two tanks are 60” dia x 190” long w/ a 2,200 gallon capacity.  They are designed for 137 psi. L: Atlanta  
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Q:  Like WilsonDo you have obsolete/surplus/idle materials, inventory, or equipment that you'd like out of your warehouse?  If yes, 
Email Us Details>>
 
Particle Board.  We just did a deal for 1,700 sheets (3 truckloads) of 3/4" x 42" x 96" particle board.  This was used as shelving in a big pallet rack setup in a warehouse.  L: Philadelphia  Click for Pricing>>
equipmentWANTED
WANTED:  Q:  Do you have idle or surplus machinery or equipment that you'd like to do a deal on?  Contact Us>>
chemistry/ingredientPRODUCTS
Custer Feldspar 200   L: Dallas  Click for Pricing>>

Zonyl 8740 (stone and masonry sealer)  L: Atlanta  Click for Pricing>>

Sanotracin (hydrogen peroxide-based sporicidal disinfectant)  L: Chicago  Click for Pricing>>

Catalyzed Persulfate (for environmental remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater)  L: Denver  Email for Details on Persulfate>>
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repurposedINTERNATIONAL.  "very interested with your products need a dealership in my country ,Africa Zimbabwe .need to come to your company for further details.  i am interested in rubber tiles or tiles making machines which we can use to make tiles in our country." Divas Chakwenya in Zimbabwe
     
repurposedEQUIPMENT.  "I stopped in a ski shop in Colorado and saw their fitting room was a 'repurposed' ski lift gondola car.  I thought of you guys." - Evan  RE:Evan, we love it.  Thx for sending!  All kinds of fun equipment that can get "repurposed"!

Q: Like Evan's gondolas, have you seen equipment / machinery "repurposed" for a 2nd life?  Email Us Pics/Details>>

    
waste/basedBUSINESS.   repurposedMATERIALS is actively seeking opportunities to acquire, partner, or joint venture with companies that have unique, durable niches within the waste-based...eg: re-use, re-manufacturing, re-blending, re-moval, etc...business marketplace.  Contact Us>>

 
* A.C.E.  This acronym stands for AttributesCharacteristicsEngineering.  We use this acronym to tell you a little about a used material and what qualities it has in hopes that someone can find a "repurpose" for it.  Asked another way...what did the material do in its 1st life that might help identify a very different, 2nd life for it?