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Newsletter February 13 2017

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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
BEFORE:  "Damon, Please note that I have some steel common 4D nails available to sell.  I have approximately 5,600 lbs. About 2 ½ pallets.  They are currently stored at one of ourBaltimore facilities." Michael  AFTER:  Michael accepted our offer, and we now have these for sale!

4d Common Bright Nails.  We have Qty 110 - 50 lb boxes.  The nails are 1 1/2".  L: Philadelphia  Email for Details and Pricing>>

Q:  Like Michael, do you have surplus / obsolete inventory you'd like to deal on?  Email Details>>
Hot Storage Cart.  This is a Carter Hoffman hot storage cart we have for sale.  L: Philadelpia  Click to Bid on Warmer>>
TANK:  3,000 & 10,000 gal Collapsible Tank.  We got in both 3,000 gal & 10,000 gallon collapsible tanks that have never been used.  L: Philadelphia, Atlanta  Email for Details and Pricing>>
Your Ideas "I am considering it for use as a cofferdam. When I worked in road construction in Virginia Beach, Va. we started seeing the use of water inflated bags similar to this laid in drainage ditches, small streams, tributaries, etc. and filled with water to temporarily hold back the flow of the stream. Much easier to use and move around compared to the old fashioned driven sheet pile or dirt cofferdams." - Ray
repurposedDEAL.   BEFORE"Our city is doing some renovation to the City Hall and we have removed from the roof a (as far as we know) working, but no longer used siren that was previously used for weather warnings.  Our city now cooperates with the county for emergency warnings and management, and this siren will never be used again. However, there may be a small town somewhere that uses a siren for a noon whistle or other warnings that could use this siren.  We'd rather see it re-used, or 'repurposed', rather than having to scrap metal it. Would you be interested in this? " - Steven  STATUS:  Steven accepted our offer, and we now have this siren for sale!

Warning Siren.  L: Chicago  
Click to Bid on Siren>>
WANTED:  Structural Steel.  Do you have used or surplus steel in your warehouse that you'd like to deal on?  Maybe steel from a discontinued product, an over order on a project, etc.  We pay MORE than scrap prices!  Email Details>>
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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia
 Aluminum Bleacher Planks.  Santa just brought in a truckload of used aluminum bleacher planks.  L: Dallas  Click Here for Dimensions and Pricing>>
"Could be used as decking on truck and trailer beds.  I would be interested in some..." - Bill McCann

"Raised bed gardens with the aluminum sides and seat tops.  Tie down cleats are available to attach to steel or alum angle irons.  NO RUST, NO CHEMICALS, LAST FOREVER." - 
John Everage
Steel Drum --> Ugly Barrel Smoker (UBS):   "Damon - you always want me to send you pics of my projects so here you go.  There is a UBS cult of guys making these smokers out of 55 and 30 gallon barrels.  30 gallon barrels, in general, are pretty hard to come by so, a big 'thanks" to you for helping me get these barrels." Grover Brittain  RE: Grover, this is awesome!  Our new, unused barrels are perfect for these smokers it sounds like!

Smoker "How To":  Read more from Grover about his UBS smoker below.  
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20 gal & 30 gal Steel Drums.  L: Chicago  Click Here for Pricing>>

Turf Pad Underlayment.  BEFORE:  These interlocking pieces of expanded polypropylene were used as turf underlayment on a football field.  The pieces are 1" x 48" x 48".  L: Denver  Click for Pad Pricing>>  *A,C,E:  These pads are sturdy, water permeable, interlocking, etc.  

repurposedCUSTOMER: We sold 22,000 Sq Ft of the used turf pad to a horse owner in Texas.  They are installing the padding as an underlayment under the dirt as an extra layer of cushion to protect both horse and rider.  Ralph, We appreciate your business!

repurposedCHEMISTRY.   BEFORE:  "We have about 36 metric tons of boehmite (Nalbatec's "Apyral AOH30").  Our customer we were selling this to discontinued business.  We have this inventory we're looking for an outlet for." - Regi  STATUS:  Regi accepted our offer on the material, and we now have it for sale!

Boehmite.  36 bulk bags holding 1 metric ton each.
  Read Data Sheet>>  L: Chicago  Email for Pricing>> 

Your Ideas:  "After reviewing the specific Boehmite-based product you have, you need to reach out to any industry that needs a fire retardant ingredient for their product.  That'd be getting a heck of a discount if they purchased your surplus.  This stuff is very expensive from the OEM!" - Gary Reasoner

Q:  Do you have obsolete/surplus liquids or chemistry, ingredients, product...that you'd like out of your warehouse?  If yes,
Email Us Details>>
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!   

Powder Coating Booth.  We have this Nordson Horizon 400 available for sale.  L: Atlanta Email for Pictures and Pricing>> 
Our Customers:  Last week Enterprise Rent-a-Car bought a truckload of highway barriers.  While the majority of our customers our hardworking DIYer's and small/medium sized businesses, we do have a Who's Who of corporate America as customers, too!!  

Highway Barriers.  L: Dallas, Philadelphia   
Click Here for Highway Barrier Info>>
Warehouse Carts.  We just got in a bunch these warehouse carts.  Just go to Pinterest to see all the things people do with these carts.  L: Chicago.  Email for Pricing>>

275 gal Totes.  L: Atl, Chi, Den  Click Here for Tote Prices>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  We have had several customers "repurpose" totes into septic systems for their mountain cabins.

Tripod Jack.  This is a 60-ton hydraulic tripod jack.  In it's first life, it helped hold up a jet plane when they worked on the plane.  L: Atlanta  Email for Pricing>>

Q #1: What other industry/application could "repurpose" this big jack?  Submit Ideas>>

Your Ideas:  "We are in the deep foundation and shoring business and from time to time we have to provide load bearing test, this jack would be useful in our testing process." Rocky

MATH:  Surplus Trailer Flooring + Obsolete Mineral Oil = Rich Hardwood Planking  

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
  EMail for Pricing and Details>> 

Mineral Oil.  BEFORE: We just got in twenty six 55-gal drums of high-quality mineral oil from a pharmaceutical company.  They have such super tight tolerances for their life-supporting application that they reject 2% of the mineral oil they purchase.  L: Denver  Click Here for Pricing>>

Rubber Playground Tiles.  1 1/2" x 24" x 36"  L: Chicago  Click for Tile Pricing>>

customerAPPRECIATION:  As we've said, these playground tiles never last long.  Last week we sold out of all our tiles in Philadelphia, and we sold all of one size out in Chicago.  All the tiles are going to used as flooring at an Arizona recycling facility.  Gabby, we appreciate your business!  

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

customerFEEDBACK:  "Your used conveyor belting has been a real budget stretching for our snow plowing operations.  We use the wider/thinner stuff for the deflectors, and the thicker/narrower belting for the cutting edges.  We save a ton over buying the new rubber they sell!" Greg Atkins in New York

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>>
repurposedMEDIA.  The Missouri BEEF Cattleman magazine featured our "repurposing" mission / concept in a recent issue. 
repurposedWEBINAR.  "Hello, my name is Shannon and I am with the National Institute for Public Procurement.  I am currently working on a webinar series on sustainability, and thought I would reach out to see if you might like to make an online  presentation to our national audience. We typically have between 200 - 800 people register for each webinar." -Shannon  RE: Shannon, sure we'd love to participate!

ADVICE:  We appreciate all the support from you specifiers...architects, engineers, procurement officers, etc...that continue to embrace the "repurposing" concept on your projects!  The following language was written into a municipal Request for Proposal where, as you can see, the city suggested an "environmentally friendly or re-use options preferred".  "Your business aligns with our environmental goals." - Joyce  

Q:  Do you have a group where a live or webinar a "repurposing" presentation by our founder Damon Carson would be of interest?  Contact Us>>
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, re-moval, marketplace.  Contact Us>>