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Newsletter August 29, 2017

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repurposedMATERIALS..."industrial thrift store".  LEARN MORE ABOUT US>>   
In this Edition Denver | Chicago | Atlanta | Dallas | Philadelphia

BEFORE:  "Damon, I have some left over materials in my yard I would like to get rid of in Queens.  I've got a bunch of unused granite curbing from different projects that was extra off different projects." - Joseph in New York City STATUS:  Joseph accept our offer and now the curbing is for sale.

Q:  Like Joseph, do you have materials piled up in your facility for different project overages?  We have interest!  Email Us Details>>
Granite Curbing from NYC.  Multiple pallets.  L: Philadelphia   Click Here for pricing>>

...More interesting stuff from Joseph's yard...

Concrete Highway Panels.  Super strong concrete panels with steel end caps on all four sides to protect the concrete.  Qty 40 - 7" x 5' x 10' panels.  Price includes FREE shipping for truckload of 8 panels within 1,000 miles of Philly!!!   L: Philadelphia   Click Here for pricing>>

Parking Lot Fabric.  (*A.C.E - Permeable, UV Protected, Very Tough, etc) L: Atl, Den, Chi  Click Here for Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT:  We shipped out multiple rolls to a Virginia contractor "repurposing" the fabric at the US Secret Service headquarters.


Voting Booth Tabletops.  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>>

repurposedSUGGESTION "From voting booth table tops to stackable plyometric steps." - 

repurposedVISITOR.   An H.S.E. (Health. Safety. Environment.) representative from Anadarko Petroleum stopped by last week.  He was interested in ways Anadarko could "repurpose" more of their obsolete materials and equipment.  Paul, thanks for stopping by.  We love H.S.E. folks!

Q: Can you introduce us to the H.S.E. person(s) in your organization?  
Email Introduction>>


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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia

BEFORE A major flooring manufacturer created a new product of resilient, PVC-free flooring targeted to the healthcare industry.  Once they got 50,000 sq ft of the flooring manufactured, they decided their product wouldn't be competitive in the marketplace.  So, they scrapped the whole product line.  They approached us, and they accepted our offer on all the rolls of flooring.  

Q:  Like this flooring manufacturer, do you have obsolete or off-spec product you'd like out of your warehouse??  If yes, call Damon @ 303.321.1471 or 
Email Damon>>

Commercial Sheet Flooring.  4 colors to choose from.  L: Philadelphia  Click for Colors & Pricing>> 

How We Work.  BEFORE:  "Damon, We have a furniture customer located in New York who produces the round foam padding pictured below.  Would you have interest in this material?  Dimensions: 22 ¼” x 3 1/2"   Volume:  Approximately 400 pads every 6 weeks." - Danielle  POSSIBLE AFTER"I'm looking at making seat cushions for some drum chairs. Something like this. They are very close to the perfect." - Matt Deutsch

Q: Like Danielle, do you have obsolete materials that could be "repurposed"?  Call Damon @ 303.321.1471 or 
Email Damon>>

Round Foam Pads.  We're pricing these at $1/ea with a minimum order of 25 pads.  L: Philadelphia  To Order, call Glenda at 303.321.1471

55 gal Drums.  Steel & plastic; Lids & no lids.  L: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Philadelphia  
Click Here for Inventory>>

Gym Flooring.  We have a couple of different floors to choose from including the home court of the Cal-Berkeley Bears from Haas Pavilion   L: Chicago, Denver, Atlanta, Dallas  Click Here for Sizes and Prices>>

repurposedPROJECT: See pictures below of the feature wall behind the bar atMichael Jordan's new eatery that opened last month in Chicagoland.  

Marketing Suggestion:  "Use the 'Be like Mike' slogan to sell the gym"Scott Patten

WANTED:  Pictures.  We appreciate all of you who send in your pictures of your various "repurposing" projects.  Q:  Do you have a pictures you could send us?  If yes, Email Pictures>>

Wire Panels. L: Chicago, Denver  Click Here for Sizes and Prices>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  Tom Haley is interested in our Wire Panels for possibly using as a grate to keep debris out of his fountains.


Billboard Vinyls.  Multiple sizes.  Order Online>>
Canadian Customer"Thought you might like to see that your 'repurposed' billboard vinyl made it all the way to Prince Edward Island, Canada where it is covering our round bales of hay.  It is the perfect size!" Noel  RE: Noel, Happy the vinyl is working out in the land of Anne of Green Gables!  We love our Canadian customers!

BEFORE:  "Any interest in about 450,000 feet of 3/8" Extra High Strength Steel galvanized cable from our utility company?  We were offered $XX/ton at the scrapyard.  I would rather see it 'repurposed' than melted as scrap anyway." David Peterson   STATUS:  We offered David more than scrap price, and he accepted our offer. 

Q:  Like Dave, do you metal inventories that you'd like sell for more than scrap price?  We pay more than scrap!!!  
Contact Us>>

3/8" Guy Wire.  182,000' on 18 spools.  Selling by the individual spool.  L: Denver  Click Here for Pricing>>

How We Work.  BEFORE"Do you have any interest in bags of salt?  The salt was delivered to one of our customers; the trailer had a leak in the roof.  Some of the bags got wet and the customer only took what he needed at that time.  Since this is food grade and kosher; I really don’t want to deal with selling it period.  For a tech grade application this would work well." - Greg  STATUS:  Greg accepted our offer, and we now have this salt for sale.  

Q: Like Greg, to you have product or inventory that you'd like out of your warehouse?  If yes, 
Email Us Details>>

Salt.  Morton TFC H.G. Blending Salt.  Food Grade.  50lb sacks...39,000 lbs total.  L: Denver  Click for Pricing>>


Stainless Steel Skeletons.  We just got in a bunch of stainless steel skeletons  The skeletons were created when they punched out 7/64" holes.  Sheets Sizes: 2 1/2' x 12', 4' x 12'.  These sheets are thin enough to be quite flexible.  L: Dallas  Click Here for Pricing>>

Your Ideas:  "I want to cut a 4’ dimension down to 2’ and use the 2’ x 10’ piece to act as a guard against rats/rattlesnakes/vermin from getting through the walls of outdoor buildings on my property. The fact that it is stainless is perfect." Wayne in Tucson, AZ



Runway Idea:  "We are looking for 54"+ widths of conveyor belting to lay down for a runway for our model airplanes at our airfield in New York.  What do you have available?" Scott  RE: Scott, we have this giant 54" x 1,000'+ roll of belting in Philly.  It is taller than a shipping container as you can see in picture below.

Conveyor Belt.   L: Denver, Dallas, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta 
 Click for Sizes and Prices>>


environmentallyCHALLENGED:  Do you have an industrial property(s) with environmental problems?  If so, would you like to sell the property and transfer the liability headaches on to another party?  If "yes" to both, we're interested in talking to you.  Please, Contact Us>>

RE:  "I have some property in Texas that has some environmental issues. I am interested in selling this property." - Judy


Shame on Us!   BEFORE:  We got in a truckload of 55 steel drums from a company in Houston that very much misrepresented the quality.  They were really beat up and in terrible condition.  They have just been sitting in the corner of our Atlanta warehouse.  AFTER"A lady came in yesterday to get 50 of the worst beat up barrels we had.  They are using them for a TV show based on war surroundings. So they want it to look real beat up. The TV show is coming out this fall called 'Valor' airing on The CW this Fall." - James, our Atlanta manager
Our Bad: Shame on us for doubting we could find a "repurpose" home for these ugly


Tour.  "I will be traveling in the Denver area and was wondering if I could take a tour of the facility? I work for a county solid waste/recycling program in Oregonand am very interested in what you are doing to facilitate reuse/'repurposing'" -Heather  RE: Heather, Of course, we'd love to give you a tour!