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Newsletter Aug 23 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.  LEARN MORE ABOUT US>>   
In this Edition… Denver | Chicago | Atlanta | Dallas | Philadelphia
Used Semi Trailer Flooring.  L: Atlanta, Denver  Email for Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT:  Light fixture made out of "repurposed" trailer flooring courtesy of Corvus Design Build.

Ferry Loading Ramps.  Two transportable hydraulic loading ramps.  One is 160' x 27' and the other is 75' x 27'.  These were built in 2008 but were never installed and used.  They cost $3M and $1.5M, respectively, new.  Location: Pacific Ocean port.  Serious Inquiries ONLY.  Contact Us>>

Q #1:  Any "repurpose" ideas for these ramps?  Email Ideas>>

Q #2:  Do you have unused inventory or equipment that you'd like to deal on?  Gosh, maybe items that have been depreciated out, over orders on a job, inventory from a project that got cancelled, etc.  Email Details>>

readerFEEDBACK. "I think your company and its concept is a great idea and I always read your emails with great interest!" - Damien in Connecticut


demolitionINTRODUCTION.  "They are going to demo a building and from what I've seen so far is the bids are high.  So, if you have any buddies in the demo business, we could gain a lot there." - Jim  RE: Jim, we do have a demolition architecture expert I could introduce you to.  I know he has saved a number of clients on their demolition costs.

Q:  Do you have an upcoming demolition project where you'd like to save some $$$ or increase your landfill diversion %?  If yes, we can introduce you, too.  Email Demo Details>>


repurposedEXPANSION.  "Are you planning to open in California?  I am in Los Angeles County.  I am looking to acquire more land somewhere San Luis Obispoand south for future growth.  I thought maybe repurposeMATERIALS could be a tenant." - Armen  RE: Armen, as a matter of fact, yes, a western location is on the horizon.  We haven't decided what city, yet, though?



No Reserve Online Auction - Ends this Friday, Aug 26 - L: Items in Denver, Chicago, Atlanta
AUCTION... BEFORE"Hi Damon, We're an airframe manufacturing company.  We have sealed drums of hydraulic oil.  We would like to have them repurposed.  We no longer do chemical processing so these chemicals are surplus." Kip  STATUS:  We made Kip an offer, and he accepted.  We now have the unopened drums for sale.

Mobile DTE 10 Excel 15.  We have seven 55 gal drums.  L: Dallas  
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AUCTION...SanotracinRTU.  This is a sporicidal disinfectant cleaner.  Qty: Eleven 275 gal totes.  The active ingredient is 4-5% Hydrogen Peroxide.  L: Chicago Click to Bid>>

repurposedSUGGESTION: "Another use for this chemical is to eliminate mold spores and have proved to be a very effective method to eliminate mold." Ron Pass
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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia
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:  "Looking for a price on 10,000'- 15,000' of 1/4" wire rope.  It will be used for perimeter OSHA safety cable on structural steel buildings." Bruce
Gym Flooring.  Rough cut 4' x 8' flooring panels.  L: Philadelphia, Chicago  Click for Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT:  Taking Horizontal gym flooring and going Vertical with it for one-of-a-kind wall covering.  Sam, thanks for sending us pics!
Gym Bleacher Wood.  We have bleacher wood now in stock.  L: Philadelphia, Denver, Chicago, Atlanta  Click Here for Inventory and Pricing>>

customerPROJECT:  Customer, Patrick, "repurposed" old gym bleacher wood into a tail gate on his vintage Dodge M37.  Sweet!!!
Steel Square Tubing.  1/4" x 8" x 8".  This is unused, surplus inventory.  L: Denver  Email for Pricing>> 

backSTORY:  "Can you 'repurpose' this steel tubing that came into our scrap metal recycling facility?  It would be a shame to simply cut up this perfectly good steel and just melt it." - Stephen  RE:  Stephen, we appreciate your progressive view on this steel.  "repurposing" is definitely a higher and better use for these then simply melting them.
275 gal Totes.  L: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas  Click Here for Pricing>>

readerPROJECT:  Cut the 275 gal tanks down to whatever size for aquaponics!  Andy, we love the photos of your project!

Poly Pipe.  We just got in a bunch of 8" and 14" pipe.  L: Denver   Email for Details & Pricing>>
Barrier Netting.  Large sections...15' x 60', 12' x 90', etc...of barrier netting available. Check Out Net Prices>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  Aaron, we appreciate your order of seven rolls of netting for your recreational business!

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

Q: What would be some good "repurposes" for these big, heavy rubber treads with great knobby lugs?  Submit Ideas>>
"Arborists could use these to repair large trees with split limbs/trunks. Perhaps would need them in an area devastated by bad weather (Ice & wind) for bulk usage." - Scott Creech

"Turf protectors for moving equipment over at landscaping & construction sites." David Wells

"Seems like the tire tread would make a great instant pathway- almost looks like tiles- slipproof. I can see it as a walkway through a soggy garden with ferns and flowers." - Mikal

"These treads would offer great traction for our cattle on the scales or at the exit of our squeeze chutes where traction is always a problem." - Burt Allen


Soil Vapor Properties.  Do you have an old manufacturing facility contaminated with solvents or other types of chemicals?  If "yes", we'd have interest in possibly acquiring your property.  Please, Contact Us>>


Customer Inquiry. "We are just digging into a large project that is going for a LEED rating.  For our construction temp parking and lay down areas, we are interested is the used parking lot fabric.  Can we get a sample for review?" - Cheryl w/ Fluor  (NOTE: Fluor is one of the largest construction companies in the world.)

Parking Lot Fabric.  L: Atlanta, Chicago, Denver  
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repurposedCUSTOMER:  Mark, from Red Bull, made a purchase recently.  Even soda companies can find materials to "repurpose" for their operations...saving $$$ and saving the environment.  Now, that is true Corporate Responsibility.  We appreciate your business, Mark!
repurposedWEBINAR  Q: Would you like to learn more about our mission/concept of "repurposing"?  Damon Carson, our founder, will give you an introduction in this 45 minutes webinar.  Register at this link, and you'll be able to access the video to view>>
Learn More...about repurposedMATERIALS.  Watch 2 Minute Introduction Video>>  
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>>
* 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?

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Atlanta Location:    Hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri   Address: 4445 Wendell Dr SW  Atlanta, GA 30336

Chicago Location:    Hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri   Address: 550 Hobbie Ave Kankakee, IL 60901

Dallas Location:    Hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri   Address: 5703 Crawford Ln E, Forest Hills, TX 76119

Denver Location:    Hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri   Address: 10220 Brighton Rd, Unit 7  Henderson, CO 80640

Philadelphia Location:    Hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri   Address: 1101 E 7th St  Wilmington, DE 19810
Damon Carson, Founder & President