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Newsletter August 14, 2017

August 14, 2017     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>>
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In this Edition Denver | Chicago | Atlanta | Dallas | Philadelphia
Our Customers. We often get asked..."Who are your customers?".  We couldn't tell you about this customer from last year until this summer.  We sold about 20 Billboard Vinyls to Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios to be used on the set of this summer's Spider-Man movie.  The billboards were used in the Toome's (played byMichael Keaton) warehouse as set dressing.

used Billboard Vinyls.  Multiple sizes.  Order Online>>  
        
Turf. Several styles and lengths.  L: Denver, Chicago, Atlanta, Philadelphia  Click Here for Turf Pricing>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "Thought I'd share a picture of what we did with the turf we got from you. This is the patio of our tasting room, the grass really helps it stay cooler out there in the afternoons. I also attached photos of our re-purposed wine barrels and bottles." Candice Mohr  www.snowypeakswinery.com
 
 
Railroad Rail.  We now have railroad rail in stock.  This is the first we've ever had rail for sale.  Click Here for Rail lengths and prices>>

repurposedPROJECT An excavation contractor recently purchased some rail that he is going to set on his shop floor and then poor concrete up to about a 1/4" from the top of the rail.  The slightly raised rail will keep the heavy tracked equipment he repairs from tearing up his concrete floor.  Brilliant!!!
 
Shipping Container Top Handler.  BEFORE:  This was a top handler used to load shipping containers with a forklift.  Dimensions: 7 1/2' x 40'.  Weight: 10,000 lbs L: Philadelphia  Click for Pricing>>

Q:  How could this Top Handler be "repurposed"?  Submit Ideas>>

Your Ideas:  Funny, when we ask for "repurpose" ideas, we've never had every single response be the same.  But, that is the case with this top handler.  We picked Jeff's because his was the most detailed.  "Turn it over, deck the top with the wood flooring from the trailers and use it at a nature trail or park for small bridges over creeks or steams. If they are not long enough, set a support in the center of what your spanning and use 2 or 3 or ever how many it takes. You may could even use the metal sign supports that held the signs over the highways as supports. Of course you would have to get an engineer to make sure they would carry the load." Jeff Weathersby
          
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Semi Trailer Flooring.  This is never installed hardwood trailer flooring.  The floor boards are 1" x 12" x 8' w/ ship lap edges.  L: Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver, Dallas, Atlanta  Click Here for Trailer Wood Pricing>>  

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "Here in Amish Country, 'repurposing' trailer flooring for our barn floors is one of our little secrets!" - Moses Lapp in 
Pennsylvania
Fire Hose.  We got a delivery of more fire hose last week.  So, we will soon have quite a variety to choose from! Watch our inventory on line for updated sizes.   L: Chi, Atl, DFW, Phi, Den  Order Online>>

YouTube Video:  "So this cool YouTube video on how to make cheap boat dock bumpers with Fire Hose and foam noodles.  I thought you'd like this." - Ralph Johnson inMissouri


PLEASE:  Send us any Youtube videos showing how to make things out of used, industrial materials!  Email Videos>>
 
EVA Foam Rubber Sheets.   Several colors of sheets.  Most sheets around 36" x 36" with some variation.  20,000+ Sq Ft available.  L: Chicago  Email for More Details>> 

repurposedIDEA:  "Your EVA rubber sheets make great flooring underlayment for sound dampening." - Rick Peters Antonucci in Indiana 
    
Conveyor Belt...Narrow Widths.  4"-18" widths.  L: Denver, Atlanta, Dallas  Click for Widths/Lengths>> 

repurposedTIP:  “I live in the Arkansas woods up a big steep hill. I'm interested in purchasing used conveyor belt on my driveway to provide traction and prevent erosion form all the rain runoff that erodes the road all the time. I got the idea from a Penn State road maintenance seminar I attended.” – Donna  Click Here for Penn State article>>
   

 
BEFORE:  Beaver Creek Ski Resort was mandated to meet a new ski netting safety standard for the World Cup.  That rendered 15,000' (yes, 3 miles) of their old ski race netting instantly obsolete.  We were thrilled to help find new homes for this net.  We're down to our last few rolls.

Ski Netting.  This is safety netting from the FIS World Cup Ski circuit.  It has 3" squares.  This is awesome netting!!!  ORDER ONLINE>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "Damon,  We will be using the netting for safety net to connect to pallet racking. To prevent boxes from falling off the racks and onto someone below." - Schott  RESchott, awesome "repurpose", and we appreciate your business!  

 
chemistry/ingredientPRODUCTS
Multi Surface Sealer.  We have 800+ gallons of the super concentrated sealer Zycosil.  L: Denver  Click Here for Product Details>>  

repurposedAPPLICATION"We have a lot of square footage at our parrot rescue and the concrete needs to be sealed per PACFA (Pet Animal Care Facilities Act) rules but it also makes it a lot easier to clean when sealed." - Chrissy

Custer Feldspar 200   L: Dallas  Click for Pricing>>

Zonyl 8740 (stone and masonry sealer)  L: Atlanta  Click for Pricing>>

Sanotracin (hydrogen peroxide-based sporicidal disinfectant)  L: Chicago  Click for Pricing>>

Catalyzed Persulfate (for environmental remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater)  L: Denver  Email for Pricing>>
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repurposedREAL/ESTATE.  In learning more about Dan's condo project(see below story), and we got even more excited.  Why?  They are turning an obsolete parking garage into upper end condos.  The pictures below are of the parking garage now, and the pictures on the right are what is going to look like when fully "repurposed".  We love it! 

Q:  Like with Dan's project, what types of real estate "repurposing" have you seen?  Email Ideas>>

Small World:  "Funny that one of our neighbors (works for Emeril Lagasse in the building we share in New Orleans) receives your e-mails and saw your mention of our project." - Dan  RE: Dan, Yes, we have tens of thousands of readers reading each edition of our newsletter!
       
repurposedINBOX:  "My cousin shared your site with me - I own a summer camp inArkansas and think the summer camp industry would be an interesting group to approach - American Camp Association I particularly liked the Cargo Parachutes>> for shading possibilities of camp areas...." - Olivia Dowell  RE: Olivia, funny you should mention summer camps.  We have lots of camps across America as customers.  Billboard Vinyls>> for slip n slides, Turf>> for play areas, etc.

Forward to a Friend:  Like Olivia's cousin, if you know someone in the camping industry, please forward them our newsletter or our website!