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Newsletter October 31 2016

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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.  WATCH "repurposing" Video Introduction>>
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Concrete Double T's.  We have 3 of these double T's 8' x 30'.  L: Denver  Email for Pricing>>

Q: How could these Double T's be "repurposed"?  Submit Ideas>>

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>>

*A,C,E:  These pads are sturdy, water permeable, interlocking, etc.  Q:  How could these pads be "repurposed"?  Submit Ideas>> 

halloweenREPURPOSES...Propane Tanks.
Happy Halloween!!  Someone said to us a few weeks ago, you guys are like Ghostbusters..."we call you, not when we have ghosts, but when he have stuff we want to keep out of the landfill."  How about an adaptation of Ray Parker Jr'sfamous lyrics:

If there's somethin' strange in your "warehouse"
Who ya gonna call?  repurposedMATERIALS

Our Customers:  Last week, one of the bison ranch managers for Ted Turner's outfit bought Street Sweeper Brushes for their bison herds.  Mr. Turner has long been an environmentalist.  Many of your kids may have grown up watching his Captain Planet on the Cartoon Network.  Anyway, John, We appreciate your business!

Street Sweeper Brushes.  L: Dallas, Denver  Click Here for Sweeper Brush pricing>>

 
newspaperARCHIVES.   A story about our "repurposing" concept and mission in the Los Angeles Times from a couple of years ago.  Read Story>>
 
  
Glass.  Do you have glass...surplus, used, insulated, tempered, tinted, or whatever...in your warehouse or coming off a job that you'd like to keep out of the landfill?  We might be able to help!  Send Glass Details>> 
Online Auction.  We're kicking off our Atlanta auction online today.  L: Atlanta  Click to Bid>>

NOTE:  Many have asked us to end the auction after work hours.  So, we're going to try that.  The auction Ends 9pm EST; 7pm MST on Thursday, Nov 10th.  
 
CLICK HERE to See ALL Auction Items - Auction Includes:   CLAY (3) - CONCRETE (3) - CONTAINER (3) - FABRIC (4) - INSULATION (3) - MACHINE (1) - METAL (1)NETTING (1) - RUBBER (3) - STEEL (3) - TURF (3) - WOOD (9)

T_4316130.JPG Polyiso Insulation....READ MORE or BID>>
T_4316150.JPG Boardwalk Wood...READ MORE OR BID>>
T_4316175.JPG Concrete Plywood...READ MORE OR BID>>
T_4316125.JPG Roller Conveyors...READ MORE OR BID>>
repurposedMATERIALS
5th Wheel Steer Trailers.  We just got in twenty of the 36" x 72" carts.  L: Dallas  Click for Pricing>>
 
 
  
 
Pool Covers.  L: Denver  Click Here for Pool Cover sizing and pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT:  "Swimming Pool Covers can be used to put under pecan trees, before flailing pecans.  Then gather up the cover and funnel pecans into buckets.  It saves tons of labor during harvest of pecan orchards.  We used to do this with used trampoline tarps." - Ron  

 
Real Estate + Equipment.  PROBLEM:  There are many waste water treatment facilities that are landlocked and can't expand.  SOLUTION ??:  "For such facilities that are located on navigable waterways, these big barge tanks might be the answer to adding capacity for supplementary treatment where there is no additional land available to build new tanks." -Robert  Q: OK, all you waste water experts and engineer-types, could these tanks be a solution to landlocked treatment facilities on navigable waterways per Robert's suggestion?  Email Feedback>>

Barge Tanks.  These are five massive floating tanks (Concrete Barges are 65’ x 77’ x 12.5’; Steel Tanks are 61’ dia x 33’ tall; 840,000 gal capacity/barge).  These are designed to be floated into a body of water.  You then fill the barges with water and the barges sink and rest on the bottom for a semi-permanent tank installation.   L: Gulf Coast  Contact Us for Drawings and Pricing>>
  
Fishing Nets. We finally got in more used commercial fishing nets from the Pacific.  L: Atlanta, Denver  ORDER ONLINE>>

 
Flameless, Portable Heater.  We only have one heater left!  Make/Model: Therm Dynamics 600DR  L: Denver  Click for Pricing>>

customerAPPRECIATION:  We just sold one of our two units to a guy using the heater to heat a portion of his horse riding arena.  Brian, we appreciate your business! 
 
 
  
 
Street Luminaires.  We just got in a bunch of used street luminaires.  L: Chicago  Click Here for Specs & Pricing>> 
Concrete Tank.  Used 2,000 gal tank.  L: Atlanta  Click for Tank Pricing>>

repurposedINQUIRY:  "We're looking at your tank to store fuel for our medical helicopter." -Cheryl in Arkansas  

 
 
repurposedSUCCESS.  BEFORE: We took in 8,000' of 1 1/4" diameter ski lift cable from Snowmass in Colorado.  (Snowmass sought a higher and better use for their retired cable than simply metal recycling.)  AFTER: We sold the spool to a guy in Wisconsin who is "repurposing" the cable on his drag line.  Mark, we appreciate your business.  (Mark saved about 80% by utilizing this used cable over buying new.)

Ski Lift Cable.  We just got in two 5,000' spools of 1 1/2" ski lift cable.  L: Denver Click for Pricing>>
  
Rubber Playground Tiles.  1 1/2" x 24" x 36"  L: Chicago  Click for Tile Pricing>>

customerAPPRECIATION:  As we've said, these playground tiles never last long.  Last week we sold out of all our tiles in Philadelphia, and we sold all of one size out in Chicago.  All the tiles are going to used as flooring at an Arizona recycling facility.  Gabby, we appreciate your business!  

  
Billboard Vinyls.  We got a delivery of more advertising billboard vinyls.  Order Online>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "We will be using the vinyl to cover a large majority of our summer activities, climbing wall, decks, etc." - Mark w/ Winter Park Resorts   Mark, we appreciate your business!  You know companies, like Winter Park Resorts, are really serious about the environment and sustainability when they start buying used materials to accomplish jobs that they used to buy new materials! 
Aircraft Cable.  We just got in surplus (never been used) aircraft cable into 3 of our locations.  Diameters are 3/16" and 1/4".  Click Here for Pricing>>  

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "Galvanized aircraft cable works awesome for grape trellis construction." - Bill Reilly in Napa, CA
        
Mop Down Rolls.  Truckload of mop down rolls.  These are used in the flat roof tar process.  L: Atlanta  ORDER ONLINE>> 

 
Railroad Flat Car Bridge.  7' x 40'.  L: Denver   Click Here for Bridge Pricing>>

repurposedDEVELOPER:  We were contacted by a golf course developer interested in multiple rail car bridges for one of his golf course re-developments.  Martin, we look forward working with you and saving you big $$$ on a "repurposed" bridge.
 
Parking Lot Fabric.  We took in 6 acres (300,000 Sq Ft) of this geotextile parking lot fabric that they used as a temporary parking lot.  It was all going to the landfill when they gave us a call.  We said "yes" we can keep this out of the landfill! (*A,C,E - Permeable, UV Protected, Very Tough, etc)  L: Atlanta, Denver, Chicago  Click Here for Pricing>>

customerAPPRECIATION:  A used equipment company in Nebraska purchased 40,000 Sq Ft (almost 1 acre) of the fabric to cover the ground where they store their salvage equipment while they wait for a buyer.  They were tired of the weeds and the mud.  Jim, we appreciate your business!
 
 
 
Insulated Pavers.  These are highly engineered 2' x 4' panels that are a combination of lightweight concrete adhered to foam insulation.  L: Atlanta, Philadelphia  Click Here for Insulated Paver Prices>>

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "Your insulated roofing pavers would make great skirting for a mobile home." - Jason Feagans in Indiana

Q
: What other "repurposes" can you think of for these combo insulation/concrete panels?  
Submit Ideas>>
repurposedREAL/ESTATE
Demolition Possibility.  "See the attached photos of the bowstring trusses. the auto body shop is from the 1940's I believe. There are five total and each are approximately 71' long. We would be able to remove, load, and ship them to you guys. Demo is set to being somewhere between middle of December and middle of January. I would hate to demo and dispose of these so hopefully you guys might be interested." Pat  RE: Pat, we're absolutely interested!!!

Q:  Do you have an upcoming demolition project where you'd like to save some $$$ or increase your landfill diversion %?  Email Demo Details>>
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>>
 
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