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Newsletter May 1, 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
ONLINE AUCTION...Steel Cable...Galvanized.  This is 3/4" galvanized steel cable that came out of a highway median.  Once they remove a section for road repair, the DOT mandates that new cable be re-installed.  That means this old cable is in really good shape still.  L: Philadelphia  Click to Bid>>

Q: Like with this highway cable, do you have any surplus steel members that could be "repurposed" versus simply melting it down for scrap?  If yes, Email Details>> 

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "This high tension highway cable would be good for guy wire on big towers, oil rigs, etc." Allen Randolph in Arkansas

     

ONLINE AUCTION...N4X Polycarbonate Enclosures.  - Ends this Wednesday -  These are waterproof boxes made to house electronics.  Mftg by www.fibox.com  Qty 996 – 17” x 15” x 9”; Qty 418 – 20” x 16” x 7” L: Denver  Click for Auction>>

"On golf courses to hold score cards, food items." - Paul

"These would be great for geocaching and/or field notebook storage." - Chad

"A 'Disaster Box' to protect important papers, currency, etc. in case of disaster. Specifically, home destruction and floodings." - Ken Arnold

"These would be ideal for some solar farm installations.  Now that would be the ultimate environmental win...renewable energy made possible in part by re-using unwanted boxes." - Dale Simmons

  

ONLINE AUCTION...Stucco Products.  L: Denver  Click for the Auction>>

BEFORE:  "We have multiple pallets of El-Rey brand stucco products.  You interested?" - Rico  STATUS:  Rico accepted our offer, and now we're including some of the stucco products in this weeks auction.  

Q: Like Rico, do you have product or inventory you'd like out-of-the-warehouse and off-the-books?  If yes, 
Email Details>>
repurposedCARTOON.  "When I saw this Baby Blues cartoon in the funnies yesterday, I immediately thought of your 'repurposing' company.  Keep up your great efforts!" - Ann Schuh  Read Cartoon>>
Stainless Steel Tubing.  3/16" stainless tubing.  This is unused, surplus inventory.  L: Denver  Click Here for Pricing>>

Before:  This tubing came from a laparoscopic surgery instrument manufacturer.  They changed the specs on their tubing, so this inventory became obsolete.  As you can imagine, this tubing is super high quality!

After:  "We had an artist suggest making a sculpture out of your tubing.  I think at least two boxes but will need to have him do the math." Doug  RE: Yeah, how about something like this art sculpture of Muhammad Ali.

Q:  Any other ideas for "repurposing" this stainless tubing?  
Email Ideas>>

 
environmentallyCHALLENGED:  Do you have an industrial property(s) with environmental problems?  If so, would you like to sell the property and transfer the liability headaches on to another party?  If "yes" to both, we're interested in talking to you.  Please, Contact Us>>

 
repurposedPRODUCTS see all PRODUCTS>>
 
Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia
Gym Floor.  We just got in the Univ of California-Berkeley home basketball floor.  With the huge bear painted on the floor, this is one of the coolest college gym floors out there.  The floor was cut out in 4' x 8' sections.  You can see some of the sections pictured, below, on the right.  L: Dallas  Click for Pricing>>

Q: Know any Cal Bears fans?  Please forward them this opportunity.  
ONLINE AUCTION...Insulated Boxes.  Auction ends Wednesday -  We have a semi trailer load of insulated, ThermoSafe boxes for sale.  L: Atlanta  Click for Auction>>
 
repurposedCUSTOMER:  "Damon, We use these type of boxes to send soil samples to the lab for testing." - Jack

 
 
Online Auction.  Stuff is available from all 5 of our locations. - Ends 8pm EST; 6pm MST on Wed, May 3rd L: Philadelphia, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta   Click to Bid>>

NOTE:  We use our online auctions to sell a lot of the materials that are too small in quantity to be featured on the website or in our newsletter.  So, don't miss out! 

 
CLICK HERE to See ALL Auction Items - Auction Includes:   BILLBOARD VINYLS (15) - BREAD DOLLIES (8) - CONTAINERS (26) - EQUIPMENT (4) - FABRIC (5) - FOAM (2) - IMPORTANT INFO (10) - INSULATION (13) - MISCELLANEOUS (22) - PAINT STUCCO (9) - PALLETS (6) - PIPE (21) - ROPE (8) - RUBBER (18) - STEEL (16) - TURF (11) - VINYL LATTICE (4) - WOOD (19)
T_1817150.JPG  Lots of Steel Pipe of various Diameters....READ MORE or BID>>
T_1817360.JPG Many types of Wood including Bleacher Wood...READ MORE OR BID>>
T_0217265.JPG Lots and lots of Turf...READ MORE OR BID>>
T_1817690.JPG Several types/styles of rope...READ MORE OR BID>>
WANTED...Glass Q:  Do you have any used or obsolete glass you'd like to deal on?  We're interested in any type of glass in larger quantities.  Email Us Details>>

Some of our Past Glass Deals:
1.  Two truckloads (80,000 lbs) of 1" insulated glass in Houston that was tinted the wrong color.  They were going to landfill this glass.
2.  Sports arena in Michigan replaced all their tempered glass from their hockey dasher boards.  We made a deal for the used glass.
3.  300 sheets of 48" x 48" glass panels from a cancelled hotel project in Seattle
ONLINE AUCTION...Used Football Field.  - Auction Ends on Wednesday - We have a couple of different football fields in stock.  L: Philadelphia  Click for Auction>>

repurposedINQUIRY "In your Philadelphia listings, I'm seeing a few items I'm interested in and most notably your 9' x 40' football turf.  Do you happen to know where it came from?  This would be used for a portion of a new outdoor brewery space where people would play corn hole or bocce and I'm sure the story of where it came from would be a fun side note."
 - Jason Ufema  
Fire Hose.  Sizes 1"-5" diameters  L: Dallas, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago  Click Here for Prices>>

repurposedPROJECT:  "Found this on Pinterest.  It is a temporary RV sidewalk made with wood slats and 'repurposed' fire hose." - Steven Haines

Turf Pad Underlayment.  BEFORE:  These interlocking pieces of expanded polypropylene were used as turf underlayment on a football/soccer field.  The pieces are 1" x 48" x 48".  We have 60,000 Sq Ft of this underlayment.  L: Denver  Click for Pictures and Pricing>>  *A,C,E:  These pads are sturdy, water permeable, interlocking, etc.  

repurposedIDEA"These turf pads look like they could be the makings of a great floating island on waste water ponds to help clean up the water!" - Joe

 
equipmentAVAILABLE
How We Work.  "We were given your name through Mantec.  We have the following and wanted to know if this is something you'd have interest in.  If yes, what is the procedure?" - Joan  RE:  After sending us pictures and details, Joan accept our offer.  And, Mantec thanks for the referral!  

Kaeser CSV-150 Vacuum Pump.  This is a big, rotary screw vacuum pump.  L: Philadelphia  
Email for Details and Pricing>>
 
chemistry/ingredientPRODUCTS
Mineral Oil.  L: Denver  Click for Pricing>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "We use a type of white oil in our manufacturing process.  I try and use a very clean type of oil to mist on our saw blades to keep the heat down and to prevent pitch from accumulating on the blades.  This type of oil I think would work well in this application.  Also this oil residue would end up in the sawdust that I do sell for horse bedding on occasion------nontoxic oil is perfect." Gary.  Gary, we appreciate your business!

Custer Feldspar 200   L: Dallas  Click for Pricing>>

Zycosil (multi surface sealer)  L: Denver  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>>
lastEDITION
Advertising Billboard Vinyls.  Common sizes include 10' x 30', 14' x 48', 20' x 60'  Order Online>>

repurposedPROMPOSAL:  The backside of a 10' x 30' Advertising Billboard Vinyl provided the perfect large canvas for Ethan to paint out his question!  Ethan, a teenage pilot, then flew his girlfriend over the sign at 5,000'.  Katelyn said "yes"!  Thanks for sending pictures of your "repurposed" proposal.    
European Expansion.  "Hi Damon, What you do...'repurposing'...looks and sounds great!  Just a quick question: are you aware of similar 'repurposing' initiatives here in Europe, by any chance? And, do you have any plans regarding expanding abroad?" Eric Muller-Borle in Luxemborg  REEric, We are not aware of a similar business in Europe.  We have certainly thought about expanding to Europe.  We're waiting for the right partner.
repurposedREAL/ESTATE:  We love all manner of "repurposing" including different ways to "repurpose" and rehabilitate real estate.  
Grain Silos.  "I saw this article and thought of you guys.  An Iowa company 'repurposed' an 8-story old grain silo into an ice climbing structure!" - Bill Alexander in Minnesota 

Q: Do you have a property for sale that would be a good candidate for "repurposing"? 
 Email Us Details>>