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March 15, 2016     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>>
(  Denver  |  Chicago  |  Atlanta  |  Dallas  |  Philadelphia  )   
303-321-1471  www.repurposedmaterialsinc.com
repurposedENGINEERING.  We'd like to introduce you to a brilliantly simple "repurposed" engineering concept created by Sam Bonasso.  He is "repurposing" old tires into tire-derived-geo-cylinder confinement system for road substrates.  Learn More>> http://www.mechanicalconcrete.com/

Q #1: All you civil engineers out there, is Sam's concept a sound and viable one?  
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Q #2: Do you know of other "repurposed" engineering concepts, like Sam's, that our readers would find of interest?  Email Suggestions>>
 
How We Work #1.  BEFORE: "We have rolls of a polypropylene foam material that was designed to be 'reusable' silt fence.  Looking to clear out of warehouse." - Ted in Wisconsin  STATUS: We made Ted an offer, and we picked up his rolls last week.  

Silt Fence.  We just got in 30 unused rolls of this specialty silt fence that was overage on a construction project.   Watch Product Video>>  L: Chi  Click Here for Pricing>>  

Q: Like Ted, do you have surplus materials, byproducts, or waste you'd like out of your warehouse?  If yes, we have interest!  
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How We Work #2.  BEFORE: "We are looking to dispose of our excess inventory of three different length wood crossarms. These are made of treated Douglas Fir.  Please advise if these items would be something your company is interested in purchasing." - Rebecca in Wisconsin  STATUS: We made Rebecca an offer, and she accepted.  

Treated Wood Crossarms.  3.5" x 4.5" x 8-10' lengths.  We have a good quantity.  L: Chi 
Click Here for Pricing>>  

FORWARD>>:  Please forward this opportunity on to your local Power & Light Co. for consideration!
referralAPPRECIATION.  "I coach youth basketball in Dallas.  One of the other coaches told me about your 'repurposing' company.  I have some materials I would like to talk to you about." - Shelton 

THX:  We appreciate all of you who forward our newsletter and tell other people about our mission/concept of "repurposing"!
 
repurposedPRODUCTS - see all PRODUCTS>>
 
Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallas, Philadelphia
Compressed Agricultural Fiber Panels.  We just took in two truckloads of these compressed hay panels.  They are 2" x 4' x 8'-10' long.  Their main market for these panels is to build homes in foreign countries.  They are pretty ingenious, actually.  L: Dal  Learn More >>  www.igstructures.com 

Click Here for Pricing>>
 
Steel Cable.  L: Chi, Den, Atl  Click Here for Steel Cable Sizes and Prices>>

repurposedPROJECT...Steel Cable.  David Mauriello sent us this great "how to" video for making a backyard suspension bridge.  Watch Video>>  

Q:  Have you seen great "repurpose" projects online or on YouTube?  If so, Email Us a Link>>
 
Parking Lot Fabric.  12' W x 60-100' L rolls.  L: Chi, Den, Atl  Click Here for Fabric Pricing>>

repurposedCUSTOMER: A Chicago-area landscaping company purchased several rolls.  They are going to roll it out and use as "track matting" so their equipment doesn't get stuck or tear up the ground.  Mike, we appreciate your business!
 
 
Ski Race Safety Netting.  Ski Netting Sizes and Prices>>

backSTORY:  Beaver Creek Ski Resort asked if he could help them keep 15,000' (3 miles) of their ski barrier netting out of the landfill.  (NOTE: Their downhill course is called the "Birds of Prey".)  Of course, we said "yes".

repurposedPROJECT:  Because our netting came from the Birds of Prey downhill ski course, this "repurpose" is pretty ironic..."The 12' x 90' barrier netting I got from you is going to keep the owls and hawks out of our chickens." - 
Don Greenawalt