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Newsletter June 12, 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
Billboards + Polyiso = SAVINGS.  "Damon, Pictures using 'repurposed' advertising and insulation under concrete floor slab in super insulated house in Montrose, CO. The extra below grade insulation, coupled with ICF walls and SIP Panel roofs created an average heating bill for a 2,200 SF house of $25.00 per month without the meter charge." - John Hatfield  RE: John, saving energy with used materials.  You can't get much more environmentally friendly than that!

Polyiso Insulation.  L: Denver, Philadelphia, Dallas, Atlanta, Chicago  Click Here for Pricing>>    

Advertising Billboards.  L: Denver, Philadelphia, Dallas, Atlanta, Chicago  Order Online>>

Wood I-Joists.  BEFORE: These I-joists by Redbuilt were used on a temporary framing project before we made a deal for them.  These are 13 1/2' and we have about 1,500 of them.  L: Chicago  Click Here for Pricing>>  
Mosquito & Tick Spray.  "Our environmental company just took Permathin Mosquito & Tick Repellent from the Army National Guard and are looking to 'repurpose' instead of sending out for incineration.  We have 60 boxes of 12 cans on each pallet. 6 Pallets total. 6 ounce cans." - Mark  

Q: Like Mark, do you have obsolete product or inventory that you need out of your warehouse??  We might be able to help!  Email Us Details>>

Mosquito & Tick Spray.  L: Denver  Click for Pricing>>

repurposedEQUIPMENT.  "I stopped in a ski shop in Colorado and saw their fitting room was a 'repurposed' ski lift gondola car.  I thought of you guys." - Evan  RE:Evan, we love it.  Thx for sending!  All kinds of fun equipment that can get "repurposed"!

Q: Like Evan's gondolas, have you seen equipment / machinery "repurposed" for a 2nd life?  Email Us Pics/Details>>

repurposedINTERNATIONAL.  "very interested with your products need a dealership in my country ,Africa Zimbabwe .need to come to your company for further details.  i am interested in rubber tiles or tiles making machines which we can use to make tiles in our country." Divas Chakwenya in Zimbabwe
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13x Molecular Sieve.  BEFOREThis molecular sieve was supposed to be a part of a manufactured product that ended up getting canceled.  We have 42,000 lbs.  The bead size: .8-1.6MM.  L: Atlanta  Email for Details>>

Your Ideas:  "Sew the molecular sieve into 5 lb bags and sell for gun cabinets as a moisture absorbent that can be re dried in an oven reused over and over. Can also be placed in shipping containers to absorb moisture with moisture sensitive equipment." Peter Jutz
Floating Rope.  BEFOREThis is unused, off-spec floating water line rope.  We have 60' and 75' pieces.  FREE SHIPPING   Order Online>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "I thought the shorter rope might be of use, to keep in my car, in case of emergency….in winter, having to pull someone out of the snow, or as you depict, getting someone off of the ice.  When I was much younger, and did ocean racing, sailing, I would always trail a “life line” of 150’ behind the boat in case anyone fell overboard." David Singer
Gym Floor.  We just got in the Univ of California-Berkeley home basketball floor.  With the huge bear painted on the floor, this is one of the coolest college gym floors out there.  The floor was cut out in 4' x 8' sections.  You can see some of the sections pictured, below, on the right.  L: Dallas Click for Pricing>>

repurposedGIFT:  We sold one sheet to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.  One of their work groups is all alumni from Cal-Berkeley.  They bought the sheet for a colleague who is moving to Boston.  Jeff, thanks for order, and we bet your buddy cherishes this gift for a long time!
Steel Pipe.  BEFORE: This is unused inventory from a pipe distributor.  1/2" - 12" diameters.  L: Denver  Click for Pipe Pricing>>
Epoxy Coating.  BEFORE"We had a wastewater project get delayed.  We have 300+ gallons of this very high-end Sherwin-Williams Cor-Cote FRE 2-part epoxy (Read Product Specs>>) that just expired.    This is $20,000+ worth of coating we can't use.  Can you help?." - Jane in Minnesota  STATUS Jane accepted our offer, and we now have the product available.  Email for Details and Pricing>>

repurposedINSIGHT:  "We do a lot of lead abatement work at shooting ranges.  This expired epoxy could work on the walls to encapsulate the lead dust.  Sometimes when we vacuum the walls at get the test levels to meet EPA standards, the shooting range still asks us to reach lower levels.  To do that we often paint the walls with cheap re-blended latex paint." - Mark in Minnesota

Re-blended Latex Paint.  L: Denver  Order Online>>
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  Click for Pricing>>

Your Ideas:  "It seems like your 66' long truss would work well for being the structure to carry utilities like a water pipe over a river. - William Anderson

BEFORE:  "Damon, I've got 2 tanks that are like new, wanted to see if you are interested in them." - Wilson STATUS:  Wilson accepted our offer on the tanks, and we now have them for sale!

Pressure Vessels.  The two tanks are 60” dia x 190” long w/ a 2,200 gallon capacity.  They are designed for 137 psi. L: Atlanta  
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Q:  Like WilsonDo you have obsolete/surplus/idle materials, inventory, or equipment that you'd like out of your warehouse?  If yes, 
Email Us Details>>
WANTED:  Q:  Do you have idle or surplus machinery or equipment that you'd like to do a deal on?  Contact Us>>
Custer Feldspar 200   L: Dallas  Click for Pricing>>

Zonyl 8740 (stone and masonry sealer)  L: Atlanta  Click for Pricing>>

Sanotracin (hydrogen peroxide-based sporicidal disinfectant)  L: Chicago  Click for Pricing>>

Catalyzed Persulfate (for environmental remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater)  L: Denver  Email for Details on Persulfate>>
repurposedINBOX "Damon, I was perusing this old edition of Popular Mechanics.  Looking through the magazine was very interesting and came across many snippets regarding 'repurposing' throughout.  This is from the July 1935 copy of Popular Mechanics." Ryan in Leadville, CO  See Stories>>

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>>

* 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?