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Newsletter Jan 3 2017

January 3, 2016     Please FORWARD to a friend or colleague.     SUBSCRIBE

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
Surplus...PVC Roofing Membrane.  This is 50 mil thick PVC roofing membrane.  It is UV protective coating.  Roll sizes are 5' x 100' and 10' x 150'.  L: Chicago  Click Here for Dimensions and Pricing>>

Q #1: Obviously, this membrane could go on a roof, but how else could this thick PVC membrane with UV protection be "repurposed"?  Submit Ideas>>

Q #2:  Like the roofing company that had this surplus PVC roofing membrane, do you have obsolete inventory, materials, or equipment that would be a candidate for "repurposing"?  If yes, Email Details>>
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:  "If the load range is high enough they could be used for bridge planks for ATV trails, river crossing etc." - Kirk Mahaffie

"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
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>> 

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

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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia
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!

Sports Wood #1...Gym Bleacher Wood.  We now have southern Yellow Pine and Douglas Fir bleacher wood for sale!  (BTW, we don't charge extra for the gum stuck to the bleachers and girl's name carved into the bleachers!)  L: Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, Denver  Click Here for Inventory and Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT:  These are photos from a Florida design firm that "repurposed" Gym Bleacher wood to side the walls of an interior office.  The high-end design firm wouldn't settle for an ordinary office.  (We'll roll out more photos in coming editions.) But, then what would you expect from a design firm founded by Walt Disney Imagineering alumni whose biggest client guessed it...Disney.  Tom, we appreciate your business!  (Oh, and don't tell, but they stenciled on the seat numbers themselves to give this wood an extra cool touch!)

Sports Wood #2...Bowling Alley Wood.  L: Atlanta, Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver  Click Here for Wood Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECTTroy thanks for sending completed pictures.  The way you integrated the dots, arrows, pine, and maple sections of the bowling lane is spectacular!
repurposedINQUIRY.  "I am looking for a reasonably priced solution to a rodent problem. I am building a deck that will be 440 square feet and want to lay down a material under the deck before it is built, something that prairie dogs cannot eat through and also serves as a weed barrier.  Any thoughts?" Trina.  RE: Our used parking lot fabric might be a good option. - Glenda

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>>

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

repurposedREFERRAL.  "Hello Glenda, I'll bet that your team is always on the lookout for steals and deals, so when I saw that a college campus was being liquidated I wanted to be sure it was on your radar. St. Catharine College in St. Catharine, KY." Corey  RE: Corey, thanks for thinking of us!
repurposedTOUR:  A lively pair out for a tour at our Dallas facility yesterday!  Q: Would you, or your group, be interested in a 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>>
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?

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Chicago Location:    Hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri   Address: 550 Hobbie Ave Kankakee, IL 60901

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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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