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Newsletter Jan 16 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
Parking Lot Fabric. This is a very tough geotextile material used originally as a temporary parking lot surface.  (The thick plastic middle layer is pictured below) L: Atlanta, Chicago, Denver  Click Here for Pricing>>

repurposedINBOX:  "I am a builder and developer and with the heavy rain we are getting stuck on many of our jobsites.  Do you have access to any type of materials such as landing mats or geotech type of support for our trucks and vehicles to cross a muddy site?" Tom in Georgia  RE:  Tom, Our heavy duty parking lot fabric might be a solution.  Would you like us to send you a sample?

Street Luminaries.  We just got in a bunch of used street luminaries.  L: Chicago  Click Here for Specs & Pricing>> 
60-ton 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

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>>

repurposedMEDIA.  Sierra magazine wrote a nice piece about our company and our mission/concept of "repurposing".  Wendy, thanks for choosing to write about us!  Read Article>>
Philadelphia Auction.  This is our first ever auction in Philly!  Ends this Thursday - 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_0217185.JPG Lots of Cabinet Face Frames....READ MORE or BID>>
T_0217170.JPG Mop Down Roofing Rolls...READ MORE OR BID>>
T_0217325.JPG Bread Dollies...READ MORE OR BID>>
T_0217360.JPG Pallet Racking...READ MORE OR BID>>
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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia
Fingernail Polish.  We just got in 5,000 lbs of still-in-the-box fingernail polish.  We'll entertain any offer on this large quantity.  L: Atlanta  Email for Info / Make Offer>>
Semi Trailer Flooring.  This is brand new, never installed hardwood trailer flooring.  The floor boards are 1" x 12" x 20'-24' w/ ship lap edges.  L: Philadelphia  Click Here for Trailer Wood Pricing>>  

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "Here in Amish Country, 'repurposing' trailer flooring for our barn floors is one of our little secrets!" - Moses Lapp in 
Used Climbing Rope.  Finally, we’ve got more climbing rope in.  These retired ropes primarily come out of climbing gyms so they haven’t rec’d much, if any, exposure to the outdoors.  WARNING: These ropes are NOT to be re-used for any life supporting purposes!  Order Online>>

repurposedCUSTOMER "Here is a picture of my climbing rope rug, I think it turned out great!  If I ever decide to do another one, I’ll be in touch." - Shelli

1" Double Pane Glass.  BEFORE: We got in two truckloads...80,000 lbs...of 1", double pane, smoked glass that was made the wrong size for a huge project.  They were going to landfill it all until they reached out to us.  STATUS:  We have sold most of it.  We still have 5 crates of 32 sheets of 38 7/16” x 22” x 1”!   L: Dallas  Click Glass Sizes and Pricing>>

Do you have obsolete glass, or any other materials for that matter, you'd like to see "repurposed"?  If yes, Contact Us>>
5th Wheel Steer Carts.  We just got in twenty of the 36" x 72" carts.  L: Dallas  Click 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!  

Multi Surface Sealer.  We have 800+ gallons of the super concentrated sealerZycosil.  L: Denver  Click Here for Product Details>>  

repurposedAPPLICATION"We have a lot of square footage at our parrot rescue and the concrete needs to be sealed per PACFA (Pet Animal Care Facilities Act) rules but it also makes it a lot easier to clean when sealed." - Chrissy

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

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>>
Used Gym Floor Covering System.  This is a system made by Cover Master.  There is enough vinyl material to cover 16,000 SqFt.  L: Philadelphia  Email for More Details & 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>>
mediaCOVERAGE.  Demolition magazine included a nice article about "repurposing" in their most recent issue.  Most demolition contractors first option is recycling.  It is nice that their industry is starting to recognize that re-use/"repurposing" is a Higher & Better Use of the materials coming off these projects!  READ ARTICLE>>  

Q: Do you have a demolition project now, or upcoming, where you'll have materials that would be a candidate for "repurposing"?  

Fire Hose.  A mixed pallet of 9,000' of 1" and 1 1/2" fire hose for just $995including delivery.  Demolition contractors have bought a lot of these pallets of cheap fire hose for dust suppression on their projects!  
Click for More Details>>
Our Customers.  Cool one here - We sold three pieces of Gym Floor to Zach who works in the corporate office at Carhartt. Big, big clothing retailer as I’m sure you know. He came across our website while looking for ways to “repurpose” wood into an office desk. So three employees in the corporate building will be using our wood to make desks. Pretty cool!  Zach, We appreciate your business!

Gym Flooring.  L: Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas  Click for Gym Flooring>>
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 its 1st life that might help identify a very different, 2nd life for it?