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Newsletter Dec 1 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
Fire Hose.  We got a delivery of more fire hose last week.  So, we have quite a variety to choose from!  L: Chi, Atl, DFW, Phi, Den  Order Online>>

cheapSOLUTION:  "I'm going to use some of your 5" fire hose to build a strip door for my livestock.  Usually this is done with that clear vinyl stuff (like animals care if it is see, but your fire hose is a lot thicker and tougher.  I'll save more heat that way and save money by buying used materials that I can adapt." Jeff Duba in North Dakota 
repurposedSAFETY...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!  

Bread Dollies.  BEFORE: A large supermarket chain changed processes and had 1,300 "bread dollies" they no longer needed.  "The dollies are 31" long x 23" wide x 6 ½"high. The dolly weighs 13.3 lbs each.  They can hold 350 lbs." Casey  AFTERCasey accepted our offer, and we now have these carts available in our Philadelphia yard.  Email for Pricing and Details>>     

Q #2: Do you have obsolete equipment, like these Bread Dollies, materials, or inventory that you'd like to find a 2nd home for?  
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Your Ideas:  "Camera dollies - Set a camera on a tripod on them. - Bart

"Add a cushion and these would make wicked-fun scooters for adults (even large ones) ! Remember the little square scooters from elementary gym class?" -Tiphanie Figurski

"They might work perfect for my rental business to put folding chairs on." - Dana

"We edgeband shelves for cabinet jobs. We stack the finished parts and send to delivery area for shipment. The dollies work fine for that." - David

1" x 54" Conveyor Belting.  We just did deal for 11,000' of 1" thick x 54" wide belting.  At 25 lbs/ft this is 275,000 lbs of belting.  We can get about 1,500' per truckload  L: Midwest  Email for Pricing>>

mediaCOVERAGE:  Our customers, the Hadley's in Texas, are featured in the current issue of BEEF (a national cattleman magazine) for their conveyor belt "repurposing".  Hadley's thanks for participating in the story, and BEEF magazine thanks for devoting a few pages to cover our mission/concept of "repurposing"!  Read Article>  We aren't joking when we say our customers are making headlines with their "repurposing" projects!!!

repurposedTOUR:  A lively pair out for tour at our Dallas facility yesterday!  Q: Would you, or your group, be interested in tour to get a firsthand look at the new frontier in sustainability and landfill diversion?  Contact Us about a Tour>>

tourFEEDBACK "Great tour!  Our company is mainly focused on electronic recycling, but landfill diversion of all commodities is our main mission." Joan Meeks

5th Wheel Steer Carts.  (Notice the yellow cart in the background.)  We have a bunch of these carts for sale.  L: Dallas  Click Here for Cart Pricing>>
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>>

readerRESPONSE:  "I noticed you were interested in acquiring former industrial sites that had environmental issues?  I know of a site adjoining our railroad that used to be a particle board production facility.  The environmental issue affecting the site is from the 1,000's of tons of sawdust on the site. Some of the sawdust is in silos but there are also mountains of the material stored outside.  When it rains tannins are being washed out of the material and into the ground." - Kevin  REKevin, Yes, we are interested.  Can you send more details?
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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia
Bowling Alley Wood.  L: Atlanta, Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver  Click Here for Wood Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT"Patrick (our Chicago manager), attached is a picture of the lockers I built with the 42" X 42" piece of bowling alley wood used as a seat.  Thanks for the help." - Barry Huebner
Composite Lumber.  We just took in a truckload of these 1/2" x 11 1/4" x 12' panels.  They come in 6 colors  L: Atlanta  Email for Colors, Quantities & Pricing>>
Boardwalk Wood.  Beautifully distressed lumber from a boardwalk in Jacksonville, FL.  L: Atlanta  Click for Pricing>>

customerPROJECT:  One of our high-end home builders decided to turn a mandatory retention pond into a really cool landscape feature with some of our reclaimed, treated lumber.  Brad, we appreciate your business!   
Steel Mezzanine.  Well, we've sold about 1/3 of the 40,000+ sq ft steel mezzanine.  We're now going to break up the mezzanine and sell the two individual components...I-Beams and Adjustable Posts.  L: Atlanta  Email for Dimensions & Pricing>>

repurposedPOSSIBILITY:  "Our plan is to build a portable/adjustable mezzanine to be able to walk from the mezzanine onto the deck of the boats being built. We are going to look at adapting your product." Martin  REWe love your choice of the word "adapting".  Being able to "adapt" materials and equipment to solve problems is one of the hallmarks of our customers!  Unfortunately, being able to "adapt" materials and equipment is not a common skill.  Those who can't "adapt" end up buying new and paying a whole lot more!!! 
Wheel Washer.  We just did a deal for this large wheel washer.  This piece of equipment is designed to wash the mud off of trucks exiting dirt roads prior to driving on paved roads.  Mines, quarries, and excavation contractors are common users of this type of equipment.  L: Denver  Email for More Details>> 
Multi Surface Sealer.  We just did a deal for 4,000 liters of the super concentrated sealer Zycosil.  L: Denver  Click Here for Product Details>>

repurposedTEST:  We thought we should artistically apply some of the Zycosil sealer to our sidewalk to test it's effectiveness. Guess which part of the sidewalk got the sealer?  Well, smiley faces don't lie...LOL! 

Company Q & A:  Q"How do you know how many feet of belting there are on these big rolls?" Jacob Asbury   A: We use the formula: (Inside Diameter + Outside Diameter) x # of wraps (middle of roll to outside) x .131 = footage on the roll.  

Q:  Do you have question about our materials, business, or our mission/concept of "repurposing"?  Ask Damon>> 

Conveyor Belting.  L: Denver, Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia, Atlanta  Click for Inventory & Pricing>>
Company Q & A  Q"How do you cut conveyor belting without breaking your arm, or is there a special saw blade or something?" Bill Phillips   A: Watch Ethan, our Denver manager, demonstrate in this video using just a sharp utility knife.  With the right technique, conveyor belt cuts like butter...well,!  Watch Video>>

Q:  Do you have question about our materials, business, or our mission/concept of "repurposing"?  Ask Damon>> 

Conveyor Belting.  L: Denver, Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia, Atlanta  Click for Inventory & Pricing>>

repurposedEUROPE!?!  "Damon, I am based in the UK and Ireland and I am interested in what you have to offer!  Ranges of materials and outlets for products,  I am thirty years in the waste /'repurposed' business here, and a Chemical Engineer, and looking at the more technical types of materials." Colm  REIf we found the right partner, employee, etc, we'd absolutely think about taking our "repurposing" mission/concept to Europe!
WANTED:  We are looking for commercial/industrial real estate to purchase that would be a candidate for "repurposing".  We're looking anywhere in the Lower 48. Contact Us with Details>>
repurposedREFERRAL...Inbound.  "Hey Damon, I was at a lumber yard this weekend buying some wood and the owner mentioned he had a bunch of particle board he would like to get rid off.  I told the owner I would reach out to you to see if you would be interested in either. Attached are photos." - John  RE: John, Thanks for thinking of us. 
repurposedREFERRAL...Outbound.  "Hey Damon, Here is the info on our deal with JCPenney.  Do you happen to have any contacts that you could refer to us, who might have interest?" - Anita  RE: Anita, Bill's company might have interest.  I'll get you his contact info to you in a bit.
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 Hill, 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
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