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Newsletter Jan 11 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>>
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Highway Sign Box Truss. We just got in this galvanized box truss used for overhead highway signs. There are 3 bolt together sections x 5 1/2' x 6 1/2' x 22' = 66' long. L: Chicago: Email for details

Q #1: Do you have obsolete metal / steel materials that could be "repurposed" rather than recycled? EMail Details>> In the case of this big box truss, theMissouri DOT thought there was a higher and better use for this box truss that simply melting it down at a scrap recycler. We absolutely agree! Thx MoDOT for your proactive thinking!!! 

Q #2: How could this large box truss be "repurposed"? Submit Ideas>> 
Surplus...PVC Roofing Membrane. This is 50 mil thick PVC roofing membrane. It is UV protective coating. Roll sizes are 5' x 100'. L: Chicago Click Here for Dimensions and Pricing>>

Q: Obviously, this membrane could go on a roof, but how else could this thick PVC membrane with UV protection be "repurposed"? Submit Ideas>>

Your Ideas"This makes excellent long lasting weed barrier, just place landscaping materials on top of it." Steve
22,500lb ForkliftHyster 225E propane powered forklift. L: Chicago Email for Pictures and Pricing>>
Philadelphia Auction. This is our first ever auction in Philly!
Online Auction. Our first ever Philly auction!!! L: Philadelphia Click to Bid>>

NOTEMany have asked us to end the auction after work hours. So, we're going to try that. The auction Ends 9pm EST; 7pm MST on Thursday, January 19th

CLICK HERE to See ALL Auction Items - Auction Includes: CONCRETE (3) - MISCELLANEOUS (11) - PLASTIC (8) - RUBBER (2) - STEEL (12) - TURF (10) - WOOD (14)
T_0217105.JPG Highway Median Cable....READ MORE or BID>>
T_0217115.JPG Lots of Pavers & Stone...READ MORE OR BID>>
T_0217265.JPG Lots and lots of Turf...READ MORE OR BID>>
T_0217180.JPG Bowling Alley Wood...READ MORE OR BID>>
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Aluminum Bleachers. Santa just brought in a truckload of used aluminum bleacher planks. L: Dallas Click Here for Dimensions and Pricing>>

Q: How could these aluminum bleacher planks be "repurposed"? Submit Ideas>>
Your Ideas"Deck planking for fixed pier boat docks in freshwater, warm climate water bodies. Caution...surface may be hot on sunny days to unprotected feet." - Randy Machelski

"I operate two historic cemeteries and we would use the aluminum planks (probably bundle two together) to "plank" our equipment to gravesites during periods when the ground is very soft." - 
Jack Sommer
repurposedPROPERTY. We have 60,000 Sq Ft former correctional facility for sale. (*A,C,E - 8" precast concrete construction designed to withstand an F5 tornado, 4" water tap, 80 interstate miles from an int'l airport, backup generator, etc.) L: Brush, CO Email for More Details>> 

repurposingPOSSIBILITY: We have a ammunition and gun dealer visiting the property next week. They are considering the former prison as a distribution facility. They are especially intrigued by the tremendous security that the thick, precast concrete walls will provide their inventory!

Q: Do you have a property that would be a good candidate for sale that could be "repurposed"? We're buying. Email Details>>
EVA 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>> 

"It is quite common to add ground tennis shoes to the material in an equine performance ring (like sand). It holds moisture and provides shock absorption. A professional horse facility should have an interest. It would need to be ground into small pieces before being added to the arena sand." -Greg Smith

"Years ago I looked high and low for a piece of this rubber to make a practice drum pad. Mounted a 5 in x 5 in piece recessed in an inclined piece of wood, to practice drum rolls, etc. Couldn't afford drums." - Greg Rubin

Turf Pad Underlayment. 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 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!

275 gal Totes. Click Here for Tote Prices>>

repurposedLUMINARY"We saw these used totes 'repurposed' as jumbo luminaries in Jerusalem, Israel on a recent trip. Your 'repurposing' thing is an international phenomenon!" - Traci

referralAPPRECIATION. "Damon, I saw these 5 Cincinnati Fan Blowers in an online auction. These may be of interest to you. They have zero bids so far.GaryRE: Gary, thanks for the referral. We were the winner bidder on the 5 blowers! 

PLS: Any time you see something for Craigslist, auction, eBay, etc...that you think would be a candidate for "repurposing", we'd appreciate you forwarding us the info!

Cincinnati Fan Model HDBI-300 Blowers. Qty 5. L: Denever
 Email for Pricing of Fans>>

Learn More...about repurposedMATERIALS. Watch 2 Minute Introduction Video>>
* 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?