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Newsletter January 17 2017

January 17, 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
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 sign truss be "repurposed"?  Submit Your Ideas>>

Your Ideas:  "Perfect stage rigging for outdoor concerts!" - Cheryl

"Snow boarding course? Minimizes amount of snow buildup and compaction. Mount sheet plywood and snow on top of it.  Or better yet, reuses some of those thick, wide rubber belts over the top and then pile snow?" Steve Trost   

ourCUSTOMERS:  We often get asked..."Who are your customers?"  Well, last week it was the Chicago Botanic Gardens.  They bought a bunch of this PVC roofing membrane to line the bottoms of their hydroponic systems.  Andrew, we appreciate your business!

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>>

AUCTION...Trade Show/Retail...Walls.  - Auction Ends this Thursday -  Wood wall system from a trade show event.  L: Philadelphia  Click Here to Bid>>

AUCTION...Synthetic Turf.  - Auction Ends this Thursday -  Here is your chance...1,000's of Sq Ft of used turf up for auction.  Some of the roll sizes available...4' x 50', 9' x 40', 15' x 75'.   L: Philadelphia  Click Here to Bid>>

repurposedIDEAS:  Used turf is good for erosion control, and paintball facilities also like large square footages of turf like this for their fields!
AUCTION...Mop Down Rolls..  - Auction Ends this Thursday -  We just got in a truckload of mop down rolls.  These are used in the flat roof tar process.  Location: Philadelphia  Click to Bid>>
Philadelphia Auction.  This is our first ever auction in Philly!
Online Auction.  Our first ever Philly auction!!!  L: Philadelphia  Click to Bid>>

NOTE:  Many 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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22,500lb Forklift Hyster 225E propane powered forklift.  L: Chicago  Email for Pictures and Pricing>>

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
AUCTION...Pallet Racking.  - Auction Ends this Thursday -  Several types / styles of steel pallet racking available.  L: Philadelphia  Click Here to Bid>>

AUCTION...Cabinet Face Frames.  - Auction Ends this Thursday -  A whole semi load of cabinet face frames.  Different wood types, colors, and styles available!  L: Philadelphia  Click Here to Bid>>
Dupont Zonyl 8740.  The Zonyl 8740 is a penetrating sealer for porous, less porous, and polished stone surfaces.  L: Atlanta  Make Offer - We are open to offers on a single 55 gallon drum or on all 7 we have in stock.  Email Offer>>

Sample Request"Any trial sample that I can try out to in Singapore?" - Vincent Lee in 
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>>
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>>

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?