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Newsletter 07-23-18


    July 23, 2018     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>>   
    In this Edition… Denver | Chicago | Atlanta | Dallas | Philadelphia
    repurposedCUSTOMER: We sold 5 truckloads to Avis Rental Cars last week.  They were having problems with cars being stolen as part of a gang initiation ritual.  The barriers were going to be used as a perimeter barricade around their lot.

    Highway Concrete BarriersL: Oregon, California, Colorado, Florida, Texas, Michigan, Pennsylvania  
    Click Here for Sizes and Pricing>> 
    repurposedINBOX"I'm in the United States Marine Corps and run the Toys for Tots Campaign here in St. Louis.  I'm interested in your pickle barrels.   They hold a different shape and look than most other plastic barrels.  The idea would be to use these barrels at some of our toys for tots events as toy collection barrels.  The Toys for Tots train will be painted on them and possibly paint them red or leave the original color." - Josh

    Pickle Barrels.  These are food grade plastic barrels with screw on lids.  These a great barrels.  Dims:  58 gal, 58" tall, 42" diameter  Qty: 300  L: Chicago, Atlanta  Click Here for Pricing>>

    Steel Grating: Sizes: from 24" x 8' to 48" x 20'  Qty: truckloads  L: Chicago  Email for Pricing>>

    Q: How can this Steel Grating be "repurposed"?  Submit Ideas>>

    Your Ideas"You can use it as storm inlet grates that allow water to flow thru, but keep debris out." - Carlos Garcia

    "We use the same steel grating at our family's rustic lake front cabin in Florida as a B-B-Q grill over a large open fire pit." - Scott Crawford

    How We Work. BEFORE"We are in the process of closing down a 65-yr-old industrial net manufacturing business. For years, we made the fall nets for under the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Some of the excess inventory that we have on hand include rope, bails of manufactured netting in various sizes, hand tied fall protection nets, partial panels for nets, various hardware ie; rings, hooks,shackles and other items used in the manufacturing process. I would be happy to entertain any ideas that you would have regarding the final disposition of these items." -Irwin 

    Q: Like Irwin, do you have unwanted product or inventory. If yes,
     Contact Us w/ Details>> 

    Cargo Netting Multiple sizes available. (NOTE: We have multiple SKU's of rope and netting. Wholesale pricing available on XL orders!) L: Dallas
    repurposedINBOX"Hi Damon, I work for a manufactured housing company, and we are striving to reach zero landfill within the next few yeafrs.  We are struggling with locating anyone to take our sheetrock.  Is this something that your company would be interested in?  We create about 200 tons of sheetrock waste per month." Amy 

    Q: Any "repurpose" ideas for large quantities of scrap drywall trimmings? 
    Submit Ideas>>

    Your Ideas: "These can be used to repair leaky stock ponds. Placed flat in the bottom of ponds or small lakes, the gypsum forms a water-tight seal and prevents water from leaking through fissures or porous bottoms." - Jim Plante

    "Grind them up to 1200 to 1500 Microns and use them as land plaster (Gypsum) on peanut fields at pegging time." - Joe Busby