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Newsletter 01-02-19


    Jan 2, 2019     Please FORWARD to a colleague.     SUBSCRIBE

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    What is it?  These are "blast mats" made out of used tires.  They cut the treads off the tires and string them together with steel cable to make an extremely tough and heavy mat.  The mats are laid on solid rocks they are getting ready to blast out with explosives.  The mats keep the exploding rock from dangerously shooting in all directions.

    Q: Like these Blast Mats made out of old tires, do you know of another product(s) whose main ingredient is a used material?  If "yes",
    Email Ideas>>

    Tire Blast MatsCondition: used  Size: 12" x 12' x 12'  Weight: 6,200 lbs/ea  Qty: 19  L: Chicago  Press for Pricing>>

    repurposedINBOX: "We are currently working on a film set tear down in New York City.  The movie is Woman in the Window based on NY Times best selling book.  We've been unable to find anyone that will take it! Due to building code in NYC, it seems people are wary of taking a used material. I would really love to avoid throwing this in the trash." - Owen

    Q: Like Owen, do you have materials that have only been used for a short-term project that could be "repurposed"?  If "yes", Email Us Details>>

    TJI Wood I-Joists.  Size:  2 1/2" x 9 1/2" x 30'  L: Philadelphia  Press for Pricing>>

    Steel I-Beams.  Size: 50 different beams  L: Philadelphia  Press for Pricing>>

    BEFORE: "We have used wire rope that has been used on ship to shore cranes. If you are interested in used wire rope on wooden spools, please offer a price per pound." - Sean

    AFTER:  "They make barge harnesses out of the large diameter used crane cable like you have.  This 'repurposed' crane cable is how they secure the barges together for the trips up and down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers." - Maurice 

    Q: Like Maurice, do you know of some other industry "repurpose" like with these used steel cables being used to make barge harnesses? 
    Email Ideas>>

    Crane Cable.  Diameters: 7/8", 1", 1 1/8", 1 1/4" L: Philadelphia  Click Here for Pricing>>

    repurposedINBOX:  "I love the repurposing stories and look forward to the email newsletters with new and innovative methods for recycling and reusing all these materials." - William Rodie