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Newsletter 07-26-18


    July 26, 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
    repurposedINBOX"We are getting ready to shut down my vinyl window manufacturing plant.  These were steel reinforcements within the operating sash, which kept the vinyl from  warping and also gave us something for the screws to bite to when we were attaching hardware such as locks.  This stuff isn't cheap." - Derek

    Q: Like Derek, do have inventory you won't be using for whatever reason?  If "yes", we're interested! 
    Email Us Details>>

    Steel Window Flashing.  Type: Square and "U" Channel  L: Denver  Click for Pricing >>> 
    Bowling Pin Decks.   L: Denver, Chicago  Click Here for Pricing>>

    repurposedINBOX"We sold a pallet of plywood to a crankshaft company in Illinois. They will be building custom crates in their shipping department." - Christine

    1/2" Plywood Sheets:   Dims: 1/2" x 42" x 42"  Qty: 2,000 sheets...nearly a full truckload  L: Atlanta  Click for Pricing >>> 
    repurposedCALL:  "We have 20 big Gaylord pallet boxes full of broken boards from a big taekwondo tournament we handled.  Most boards are 3/4" pine.  They start out 10" x 12" before they're broken.  They snap pretty clean when they break. Can you help us with all this wood?" - Chance

    Q: How can these Taekwondo break boards be "repurposed"?  Submit Ideas>>

    Your Ideas: "I would love to use these to make Asian calligraphy plaques to help raise funds for my Alabama Asian Cultures Foundation. We have been using regular calligraphy paper, but the wooden plaques would be different." - Helen Kim

    "A YMCA or Boys & Girls Club sort of organization could probably use them for craft projects or sign painting, etc." - Kristy

    "Find some woodworking schools. These boards are good for cutting practice joints, e.g., mortise and tenon or dovetails." - James Plante

    "My grandsons suggested making birdhouses or perhaps bat houses with them." - Barbara Millner

    BEFORE: We just got in fifty-five 55-gal drums of high-quality mineral oil from a pharmaceutical company.  They have such super high standards for their life science application that they reject 2% of the mineral oil.

    Q: Do you have product, chemistry, ingredients in sacks, drums, totes that is obsolete that you'd like to find a 2nd home for?  If yes,
     Email Us Details>>

    Mineral Oil.  Qty: 55 drums (3,025 gallons)  L: Denver  Email for Pricing>> 

    POSSIBILITY: "I saw this interior divider wall on the Colorado State University campus when I was on a tour with my daughter.  Someone could do something similar with your bronze glass." - Ray

    Bronze Glass.  Size: 3/4" x 28" x 36 1/2" L: Philadelphia  Click for Pricing>>