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Newsletter June 20, 2017

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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
Gym Flooring.  L: Chicago, Denver, Philadelphia, Atlanta  Click Here for Court Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT:  "Nathan, from South Dakota, purchased 33 sheets of gym flooring. He is using it to build a custom squash court in his basement." - Patrick (our Chicago manager)

INTERESTING FACT:  Many think that "repurposing" is for those of the lower income demographic.  To the contrary, as Nathan's home squash court attests, we have many very high net worth and business owners/executives as customers and supporters!  Hmmm...might there be a correlation between frugality and net worth!?!

Cargo Netting.  5/8" rope x 9" Square Mesh.  Multiple sizes available.  (NOTE: We have multiple SKU's of rope and netting.  Today's offering is just for 9" Cargo Netting.  Wholesale pricing available on XL orders!)  L: Dallas  Email for Sizes and Prices>>

repurposedIDEA "Your nets would make good covers over pools, etc. where you don't want people falling in." Abby Kelso in Arizona
 
Fiberglass Tanks. 1,000 and 6,500 gallon tanks.  L: Chicago  Click for Pricing>>
    
mythBUSTER - Myth:  All our customers drive pickups or old piece of junk vehicles.  Truth: Here is one of our Lincoln-driving customers.  Actually, and maybe surprising to some, a lot of our customers would fit in the high net worth demographic.  

Q: Can you draw any cause/effect conclusions about why they're wealthy?  Hmmm...could it be because they buy used and keep their costs low?
 
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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia

How We Work.  BEFORE:  "Any interest in about 450,000 feet of 3/8" Extra High Strength Steel galvanized cable from our utility company?  We were offered $XX/ton at the scrapyard.  I would rather see it 'repurposed' than melted as scrap anyway." David Peterson   STATUS:  We offered David more than scrap price, and he accepted our offer. 

Q:  Like Dave, do you metal inventories that you'd like sell for more than scrap price?  We pay more than scrap!!!  
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3/8" Guy Wire.  182,000' on 18 spools.  Selling by the individual spool.  L: Denver  Click Here for Pricing>>
       

Voting Booth Tabletops.  We got in qty 800 of these tabletop portions of voting booths.  The plastic top measures 2 1/2" x 19" x 22".  L: Denver Email for more info>>

Your Ideas:  "Dog training platforms for beginning obedience or agility." - Terry Hayes

"Swimming pool pump and filter housekeeping pads." - James Jones

"These are almost the exact size of the lid on a standard Langstroth bee hive.  If they are UV stable, these would be really nice for Beekeepers." - Rob Wakoty
 
         
Turf Underlayment Padding.  BEFORE:  These interlocking pieces of expanded polypropylene were used as turf underlayment on a football field.  FOR SALE:  The pieces are 1" x 48" x 48".  We have 60,000 Sq Ft of this underlayment.  L: Denver  Click for Pictures and Pricing>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "We're excited about this used turf padding being an extra layer of protection for our kiddos under the wood chips at our day care." - Bethany Gonzalez in Arizona
   
Steel Drum --> Ugly Barrel Smoker (UBS):   "Damon - you always want me to send you pics of my projects so here you go.  There is a UBS cult of guys making these smokers out of 55, 30, 20 gallon barrels.  20 gallon barrels, in general, are pretty hard to come by so, a big 'thanks" to you for helping me get these barrels." Grover Brittain  RE: Grover, this is awesome!  Our new, unused barrels are perfect for these smokers it sounds like!

Smoker "How To":  Read more from Grover about his UBS smoker below.  
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20 gal Steel Drums.  L: Chicago  Click Here for Pricing>>

UHMW Polyethylene Flat Bar Stock.  (Qty 35 - 4" x 12" x 18')  L: Denver  Click for Pricing>>

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "Your 4" material would be ideal for dock bumpers and piers at ports and terminals.  Your asking price for the unused stock is half the cost of new.  So, great pricing!!  Somebody will probably forward it on to some port operator or shipyard." Rick in San Diego

How We Work.  BEFORE"I have some granite slabs from old measuring equipment and gauge work.  Can you help me find them a home?" Cynette w/ General Motors Corp  STATUSCynette accepted our offer, and we now have they granite slaps for sale.

Q:  Like Cynette, do you have obsolete items you'd like our help in finding a home for?  If yes, Email Us Details>>

Granite Surface Plates.  Several different sizes...eg: 2" x 16" x 20" up to 12" x 44" 87" weighing 4,500 lbs...of these granite slabs  L: Philadelphia  Click for Details>>
      
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How We Work.  BEFORE:  "Damon, We have 12 Siemens tank level probes.  They are new.  We are a job shop and a few year’s ago had an order to manufacture above ground water storage tanks and these were part of a customer’s Bill of Material.  We bought some additional probes back in 2012 for additional tanks that did not materialize and now I would like to get whatever I can for them." - Linda  AFTERLinda accepted our deal, and we know have the probes for sale.
 
Q: Like Linda, to have obsolete inventory, product, equipment that you'd like to get rid of?  
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Tank Level Sensors by Siemens.  Qty 12 unused, still-in-the-box sensors.  11’ Siemens level probes – Model 2100 - Single Float - Part#: DLS11S50T1F1.   L: Philadelphia  Click for Details and Pricing>>

  

repurposedPRESENTATION.  Damon was the morning speaker today at theIndiana Recycling Coalition's annual conference.  Q: Would your group be interested in a "repurposing" keynote?  Click to Learn More>> 
   
   

Companies We Like.  Recycled Firefighter makes wallets and bags out of decommissioned fire hose.  (FYI...Damon loves his fire hose wallet!)  Order online -www.recycledfirefighter.com   
 
* 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 it's 1st life that might help identify a very different, 2nd life for it?