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Newsletter: April 12 2016

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 
  •  CHICAGO Auction - Ends this Friday - Click Here to Bid>>
  •  "repurpose" at a Fruit Orchard
  •  NEW Billboard Size...12' x 25'
  •  Brand New Dupont Tyvek 1073B
  •  Dates for upcoming "repurposing" Webinars
Steel Cable.  L: Chi, Den, Atl  Click Here for Steel Cable Sizes and Prices>>

repurposedBUYER: We sold several spools of steel cable to a wood treating facility.  They cut the steel cable into lengths and then use the cable as "spacers" between the wood so the chemicals completely permeate the wood on all four sides.  

*A,C,E - The steel cable has uniform thickness for the spacers, the steel holds up well to the chemicals used in treating the wood...the cable has all the Attributes, Characteristics, andEngineering (A.C.E.) required to make long lasting spacer.

Tire Treads.  These are 30" x 186" long rubber treads.  L: Den  Click Here for Tread Pricing>>

Q: What would be some good "repurposes" for these big, heavy rubber treads with great knobby lugs?  Submit Ideas>>
Tire Treads #2.  Speaking of tire treads, several have emailed us this picture of tire treads being "repurposed" as shingles.

Tyvek 1073B.  EMAIL:  "We have approximately 18,000 lbs of brand new Dupont Tyvek 1073B material in rolls.  Would you have interest?" Jason  STATUS:  Jason accepted our cash offer, and we had the rolls p/u'd last week!  We now have the rolls for sale.  L: Chi  Read Dupont product specs>>  Contact us for Pricing 303.321.1471 or Email Us>>

Q:  What ideas do you have for using this product??  Submit Ideas>>

environmentallyCHALLENGED:  Do you have an industrial property(s) with environmental liabilities that you'd like off your mind or off your books?  If "yes" to either, we're interested in talking to you.  Please, Contact Us>>
repurposedAUCTION Click Here to Bid>>
CHICAGO Auction...Ends this Friday.   Click Here to View Auction Lots>> 
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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia
New Size...12' x 25'.  Billboard Vinyls.  L: Den, Chi, Atl  Click Here to see Prices & Inventory>>

customerFEEDBACK"Thanks so much repurposedMATERIALS for the Billboard Vinylwe turned in to a stage curtain!!  Our staff and students LOVE the new look.  It’s a definite improvement from the old torn up one we had and much more economical than a new stage curtain.  Thanks so much from Circle Towanda Elementary!!!!!!!"Shawna Mosier in Kansas
Parking Lot Fabric.  12' W x 60-100' L rolls.  L: Chi, Den, Atl  Click Here for Fabric Pricing>>

repurposedCUSTOMER: A We sold several rolls of the parking lot fabric to an orchard owner.  He was going to roll it out as a weed barrier and to drive on.
Ski Netting.  This is safety netting from the FIS World Cup Ski circuit.  The orange rolls are 12' wide and pink rolls are 6' wide.  It has 3" squares.  This is awesome netting!!!  Click her for Net Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT"This netting makes for great netting to make slow feeders for horses.  There are all kinds of advantages to covering hay with netting...they eat slower so they're not bored, it mimics the slow pace of natural grazing, less hay waste, etc." - Julie Eaton in New Mexico
Gym Bleacher Wood.  L: Atl, Den  Click Here for Inventory and Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT:  "Hey Damon, One of my friends flips homes and does custom contracting work.  He bought some bleacher boards from you guys for a table and accent wall at my condo.  I coach basketball so it worked out really well." - Rob
Used Semi Trailer Flooring.  "Hi Damon- Attached are a couple of pics of the brewery.  We used the semi-trailer flooring for the main bar top, counter tops and shelving." - Tim  L: Den, Atl  Click Here for Used Trailer Flooring>>

New Trailer Flooring.  We also have new trailer flooring at a much lower expense.  L: Phi  Click Here for New Trailer Flooring>>
Fire Hose.  L: Den, Atl, Chi  Click Here for Sizes and Prices>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "I am a demolition contractor in Arizona.  I bought a few of your hoses for dust control.  They worked great.  Now I think I want to purchase a whole pallet of hose!" - Mick 

REMick, absolutely!  Coincidentally, two other demo contractors took advantage of our 9,000' of mixed 1" and 1 1/2" hose for $995 that includes shipping!   

Bamboo Stakes.  A truckload+ of these stakes.  L: Den  Bamboo Pricing>>

Congratulations:  Lynn, with Payne's Nursery in New Mexico, made an offer that we accepted on a bunch of our bamboo.  We still have a few pallets left!

MAKE OFFER.  Q: Would you be interest in a large quantity of bamboo stakes?  If yes,Email an Offer>>

Guardrail Offset Blocks.  L: Atl  Click Here for Offset Prices>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  Last week we sold 10 bunks of these to a buyer inNebraska.  He is "repurposing"  the Offset Blocks in the building of a miniature train layout in his backyard!  John, we appreciate your business!  Send us pictures when you're done, please!
Silt Fence.  We just got in 30 unused rolls of this specialty silt fence that was overage on a construction project.   Watch Product Video>>  L: Chi  Click Here for Pricing>>  

Weathered Wood Siding.  L: Den  Click Here for Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT:  We appreciate you sending us pictures of your barn with the lap siding you bought from us.  Kristen, We appreciate your business!   

repurposedWEBINAR  Q: Would you like to learn more about our mission/concept of "repurposing"?  Damon Carson, our founder, will be doing several live webinars coming up.  The webinar will last about 45 minutes.  

Feedback"Hi Damon!  First of all, I wanted to thank you for the wonderful webinar today! I thought it was very interesting, and it got my mind thinking about materials that could be good for reuse. Some of the solutions you’ve found are really ingenious!" Michel

Thursday, April 14 @ 2:30pm MST, Registration Link>>
Tuesday, April 19 @ 8:00pm MST, Registration Link>>
Wednesday, April 27 @ 11:00am MST, Registration Link>>
repurposedINBOX.  "I am keen on re-purposing and what your organization is doing. I remember my dad standing at our county dump in the '50s and despairing from all the waste he saw.  It took a while but you guys are doing it right." - Larry 
waste/basedBUSINESS.   repurposedMATERIALS is actively seeking opportunities to acquire, partner, or joint venture with companies that have unique, durable niches within the re-use, re-manufacturing, re-blending, removal, marketplace.  Contact Us>>
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Step 2:  We will contact that person about the product you are recommending
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* A.C.E.  This acronym stands for AttributesCharacteristicsEngineering.  We use this acronym to tell you a little about a used material and what qualities it has in hopes that someone can find a "repurpose" for it.  Asked another way...what did the material do in it's 1st life that might help identify a very different, 2nd life for it?