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Newsletter January 31, 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

How We Work BEFORE:  "Damon, We are a honey company.  We have 23 pallets of 44 oz. mason jars , a total of 29,530 without lids." - Larry  STATUS:  Larry accepted our offer, and we now have this truckload of jars for sale.

:  Like Larry, do you have surplus or obsolete inventory you'd like out of your warehouse?  Send Details>>

44 oz Mason Jars.  We just got in 29,000 mason jars w/ no lids on 23 pallets.  Minimum order is one pallet which has 1,320 jars.  L: Denver  Email for Pricing>>
Gym Flooring.  L: Denver, Chicago, Philadelphia  Click Here for Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT:  "Hi Ethan, As promised, a couple of photos of how our tables came out." Steve Langer w/ Two Penguins Tap and Grill

SPECIAL FLOOR: Most gym floors are all Maple.  We have a floor that is a very unique combo of Maple w/ Walnut inlay.  We've sold a lot of floors, and we've never seen one like this!  This floor has a bunch of odd / mismatched piece sizes.  L: Denver 
 Email for Info on this Mixed Species Floor>>

10,000 gal Collapsible Tank.  our  We got in a 10,000 gal collapsible tank that has never been used.  L: Atlanta  Email for Details and Pricing>>

Q:  How could this XXL tank be "repurposed"?  Submit Ideas>>
repurposedWEBINAR.  "Hello, my name is Shannon and I 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>>
Powder Coating Booth.  We have this Nordson Horizon 400 available for sale.  L: Atlanta Email for Pictures and Pricing>> 
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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia
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>>

Out-of-Date Product.   "Do you have any interest in 14 drums of an out of date fuel injector cleaner?  This product was a return.  We poured the product from consumer cans into the drums.  It is unused product." - Stuart  

AVAILABILITY:  If could use this product, it will be priced VERY attractively.  Email if interest>>

 (Attributes, Characteristics, Engineering) - Active ingredients: Benzene, Methyl is 50-60% of product and Hexane is 20-30%. 

Your Ideas: "degreaser/carbon remover parts cleaner for a machine shop." - Bill in New Jersey
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

Polypropylene Rolls.  BEFORE: This aviation equipment manufacturer imports this non-woven, needle punched, 100% polypropylene felt from Germany.  A certain % doesn't meet their demanding tolerances.  That is what we got in.  STATUS:  For sale.  L: Denver  Click for Pricing>>
Turf Pad Underlayment.  BEFORE:  These interlocking pieces of expanded polypropylene were used as turf underlayment on a football field.  FOR SALE:  The pieces are 1" x 48" x 48".  We have 40,000 Sq Ft of this underlayment.  L: Denver  Click for Pictures and Pricing>>

*A,C,E:  These pads are sturdy, water permeable, interlocking, etc.  Q:  How could these pads be "repurposed"?  Submit Ideas>> 

repurposedCUSTOMER:  A customer bought two pallets of pads last week for padding for his daughters gymnastics area in his pole barn. Ryan, we appreciate your business!

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 inGeorgia  RE:  Tom, Our heavy duty parking lot fabric might be a solution.  Would you like us to send you a sample?

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 sealer Zycosil.  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>>
The Realities.   For all those companies that want to keep stuff out of the landfill, there are some that still aren't willing to spend $1 extra to keep stuff out of the dump.  "The job is prevailing wage, so it is not cost effective for us to palletize and load the material.  So, we'll just be putting them in the dumpster." - Nathan

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>>