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Newsletter August 24, 2017

August 24, 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
repurposedINBOX:  "Is this snow fence wood that is on outside of this Starbucks location?" Stephanie Beasley  REStephanie, Yes, that is indeed snow fence wood.  Looks awesome doesn't it!

Snow Fence Wood.  L: Denver  Click for Pricing>>

           
Government Smarts!!  We just sold Bar Joists and Decking Panels to a municipality to build a pedestrian bridge.  Jeff, we appreciate your business, and I bet your local tax payers are appreciative, too, of your outside-the-box thinking and willingness to utilize perfectly good used materials to solve a problem and save $$$!  You're kind of a rarity in govt purchasing.  Most govt purchasers buy new to CYA!!

Bar Joists.  2' x 40' and 4' x 40' joists.  L: Denver  Joist Pricing>>
Roof & Floor Decking.  37" x 14' and 37" x 20' panels.  L: Denver  
Deck Pricing>>
     
Used Climbing Rope.  Lots of colors and styles.  Order Online>>  

Pinterest:  "Have you seen some of the cool rugs people are making with old climbing rope on Pinterest?  Love these rugs!" - Alicia Gomez

 
Semi Trailer Flooring.   This is brand new, never installed mixed hardwood trailer flooring.  It is absolutely gorgeous.  We're starting to have buyers using it for architectural applications.  If you want a truly unique flooring, this is it!  The floor boards are 1 1/8" x 12".  L: Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, Denver  Click Here for Pricing and Details>>  

NOTE: (Picture far right) We treated a section of the mixed hardwood planking with Eco Treatment - www.ecowoodtreatment.com.  

Commercial Dishwasher.  We picked up this large, commercial dishwasher designed for hospitals and schools.  Make/Model: Insinger 106-2  L: Chicago Click Here for more Details>>

QObviously this can be re-used as a dishwasher, but are there any "repurpose" ideas for something other than washing dishes?  Submit Ideas>>

            
repurposedINBOX.  "Hi! I love what you do, and read your emails with interest even though I rarely would have a need for your materials. I just think that inventive re-use of stuff is really cool!" - Amy w/ the Univ of Miami-Ohio    

RE:  "Amy, I see you're with the Univ of Miami-Ohio.  If you believe in our mission/concept, one great thing you can do is forward our newsletter &/or contact info to the purchasing and the facilities / engineering departments.  An organization of your size would have all kinds of obsolete materials that would be candidates for "repurposing"! - Damon

RE:  "Thanks a great idea, Damon! I'll find the right people, and forward this on!" - Amy

        
Media Coverage Our efforts in trying to find a "repurpose" for the 60,000 sq ft prison made the Denver nightly news last week.  (We'd appreciate it if you shared the link on Facebook!)  Watch 9News Story>>

Q: Like with this prison, do you know of a property for sale that would be a good candidate for "repurposing"?  Email Property Details>>

For Sale...60,000 Sq Ft Former Prison.  L: Colorado  Email for Price and Details>>
  
WANTED: Wire Rope & Steel Cable.  Are you a user of wire rope...eg: oil and water drillers, elevator companies, crane and rigging companies?  We are interested in your old, retired wire rope.  Call Damon at 303.321.1471 or Email Us for Details>>
 
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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia
Concrete Zipper Barriers We have dealt in used concrete highway barriers for a while now.  Until a couple of weeks ago, we had never heard of zipper, or "mini", highway barriers.  These are really cool barriers.  At 3' long and just 1,500 lbs they much easier to handle.  L: Dallas  Click for Pricing>>

YouTube Video:  This fascinating video shows the zipper barriers in action on the highways.  This big machine just moves the barriers over one lane like a zipper.  Watch Video>>
           
Polyiso Insulation.  Location: Atlanta, Dallas, Chicago, Denver, Philadelphia  Click for more info>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  In Texas, Bandy bought several bunks of used polyiso insulation to build coolers for storing game meat.  Bandy, we appreciate your business!

           
Conveyor Belt.  4"-48" widths and 1/8"-1" thickness.  L: Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia  Click here for product details>>

emailINQUIRY:  "Looking for used conveyor belt to be used as indoor runway for high school track athletes wearing spikes so it doesn't damage floor underneath." - Jim Keys in Virginia

Tire Treads.  These are 30" x 186" long rubber treads.  When a tire doesn't meet spec at the manufacturer, they cut out the treads like this.  So, these treads have all  of their tread still in them!  L: Den  Click Here for Tread Pricing>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "Your tire treads work great as traction mats on projects where we don't want our skidsteers and other equipment tearing up the soft ground we're working on!" - Bill Allen in Ohio

Wood I-Joists.  BEFORE: These I-joists by Redbuilt were used on a temporary framing project before we made a deal for them.  These are 13 1/2' and we have about 1,500 of them.  L: Chicago  Click Here for Pricing>>  
    
Single Pane Glass.  We got in 3 crates of big sheets of glass.  L: Dallas  Click Here for Pricing>>
  
Voting Booth Table Tops.  We got in qty 800 of these tabletop portions of voting booths.  The plastic top measures 2 1/2" x 19" x 22".  L: Denver  Order Online>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "Ethan, I  cut 3/4 inch pvc and cut it into 10 inch lengths to use as legs under the voting booth table tops.  The table sits exactly at the right height for the kids to sit on the floor and use it as a desk. Here are my students using the voting tables!! Thank you!!!." Jodi Connelly

          
Desiccant.  This desiccant is a 13x molecular sieve was supposed to be a part of a manufactured product that ended up getting canceled.  We have 42,000 lbs.  The bead size: .8-1.6MM.  L: Atlanta  Email for Details>>

Your Ideas:  "You need to sell your desiccant to one of the companies who make big absorbent bags they hang inside ocean containers to prevent 'container rain'.  Yes, the humidity inside these ocean containers condenses on the metal roofs and then eventually drips on the inventory.  It is a huge, costly problem in the international shipping business." Jack Lester in Seattle

     
FREE SHIPPING...Entry Mats.  L: Chicago  CLICK HERE for Sizes and Prices>>

repurposedCUSTOMER: "Your used entry mats are a cheap driving range mats for us versus buying the new, fancy turf mats...a penny saves is a penny earned!" - Mark w/ Riverdale Golf

 
resourcefulCUSTOMERS.  Our customers are not only resourceful with materials, they are resourceful with getting their materials home.  No pickup, no problem!!!

PVC Liner.  L: Dallas, Denver, Chicago, Philadelphia, Atlanta  
Click Here for Pricing>>

           
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Property "repurposing".  "Did you see yesterday's article in the Wall St Journal on 'repurposing' retail shopping malls into warehouse/distribution centers.  With all the new demands online shopping is putting on the logistics industry, these former mall locations make them ideally located for logistics centers.  I thought of you guys when I read it!" - Bev Holden in Ohio  RE: Bev, Love it!  We love all "repurposing" whether materials, liquids, equipment, or real estate!
          
waste/basedBUSINESS.   repurposedMATERIALS is actively seeking opportunities to acquire, partner, or joint venture with companies that have unique, durable niches within the waste-based...eg: re-use, re-manufacturing, re-blending, re-moval, etc...business marketplace.  Contact Us>>