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Newsletter June 14 2016

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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


Best "repurposing" Dad.  In honor of Father's Day coming up, we thought we'd have a little competition.  Who has done the coolest "repurpose" project for the kids?  If you have someone you'd like to have considered, please send photos and details of the project.  Email Us>>

Candidate #2:  Steven Rinaldi in New Jersey "repurposed" conveyor belt as a pitching mat for his softball playing daughter to practice in the backyard!  Conveyor Belt.  L: Denver, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta  Click for Pricing>>

How We Work.  BEFORE"We have fiberglass utility poles that are surplus and unused. They have been removed due to stock reduction from our inventory.  Would you have interest?" -Yolanda  STATUS:  Yolanda's company accepted our offer, and we moved all 200+ poles to ourDallas yard.  They are now for sale.

Fiberglass Utility Poles.  We have 200+ utility poles made by   The poles range from 30'-45' in length.  L: Dallas  Email for Inventory & Pricing>>

Q: Like Yolanda, do you have surplus product, inventory, materials, equipment, etc. that you'd like to deal on?  If yes, Email Details>>

Turf Protective Pad.  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 60,000 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>> 

"Use under carpet in a church nursery/daycare for toddlers that fall." - Stan Thompson

"Perfect to go under the kids' pool, waterslide, and portable hot tub.  You can mow and trim the yard without worrying about puncturing these summer toys." - Jim Nicklay

smallWORLD.  "Your name, repurposedMATERIALS, came up today in a meeting in Atlanta.  The Georgia World Congress Center is one of our clients.  During our monthly sustainability meeting I mentioned your company.  They already knew all about you!" Lorraine

DENVER Auction...Ends Friday, June 17th.   Click Here to View Auction Lots>> 

environmentallyCHALLENGED:  Do you have an industrial property(s) with environmental liabilities that you'd like off your mind or off your books?  If "yes" to either, we're interested in talking to you.  Please, Contact Us>>

repurposedPRODUCTS see all PRODUCTS>>
Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia

Rubber Rolls.  New, unused rolls are 1/8" x 56" x 100-200'.  (NOTE: The blue fabric is protective layers between the black rubber.)  L: Denver  Click for Pricing>>

repurposedIDEA:  "I'm going to do some measuring.  This 1/8" rubber would make a great irrigation ditch liner to keep from losing so much water to the ground.  And heck, the blue fabric will just protect it from the sun a few more years." - Bill Adams in Utah

Pool Covers.  L: Denver  Pool Cover sizes and pricing>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "We have very large outdoor flights in which the parrots spend time outside every day, and the Pool Covers provide shade and wind protection for the flights in addition to protecting our flock from wild bird droppings." Juliew/

repurposedREFERRAL.  This aviation equipment manufacturer imports this non-woven, needle punched, 100% polypropylene felt from Germany.  L: Denver  Click Here for Pricing>>

customerTHOUGHT:  "Damon, I am with a glider club. Can you send me a sample swatch. Maybe we could use it to recover the fabric portions of our glider fuselages!?!" Don

C)  Joists.  2' x 40' and 4' x 40' joists.  L: Denver  Joist Pricing>>
Roof & Floor Decking.  37" x 14' and 37" x 20' panels.  L: Denver  Deck Pricing>>

customerAPPRECIATION: We sold half of our bar joists last week!  Andy, we appreciate your business, and you got a great deal!

Q:  Do you have a demolition project coming up where maximizing landfill diversion &/or minimizing cost is important?  We might could help!  Email Details>> 

Guardrail Timbers.  These are the timbers that hold up the guardrails on our highways and byways.  These are treated timbers that measure 6" x 8" x 72".  L: Denver  Click Here for Guardrail Timber Pricing>>

customerIDEA:  "You should sell the Guardrail Posts for an industrial-sized round of Jenga!" - Todd in Rhode Island

Concrete Highway Barriers.    We have 10' barriers in Charlotte and 12' barriers for sale inPhiladelphia.   Email for Pricing or Ship Quote>>


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>>  

repurposedCUSTOMER:  We sold 1,500 Sq Ft yesterday to a restaurant owner working on a new concept.  This trucking flooring is going to be his dining room flooring.  John, Thanks for your order, and we can't wait to see pictures!

1" Double Pane Glass.  BEFORE: We just 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 with it all until they reached out to us.  STATUS:  We have it for sale!   L: Dallas  Click Glass Sizes and Pricing>>

Cargo Parachute.  35' and 100' parachutes.  L: Denver and Chicago  ORDER ONLINE>>

repurposedINQUIRY"I work for a non-profit outdoor school in California.  We would love a large parachute for outdoor games and activities for our students.  We serve about 4,500 5th and 6th graders annually and parachutes are a great teaching tool." Bridge Posson  

Steel Cable.  L: Chi, Den, Atl  Click Here for Steel Cable Sizes and Prices>>

repurposedBUYER: We sold several spools of steel cable to a wood treating facility.  They cut the steel cable into lengths and then use the cable as "spacers" between the wood so the chemicals completely permeate the wood on all four sides.  

*A,C,E - The steel cable has uniform thickness for the spacers, the steel holds up well to the chemicals used in treating the wood...the cable has all the Attributes, Characteristics, and Engineering (A.C.E.) required to make long lasting spacer.

repurposedPRODUCTS see all PRODUCTS>>
Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia

repurposedSUCCESS.  BEFORE: We made a deal with a Nebraska irrigation company that had 16,000 lbs of surplus Tyvek.  AFTER:  We found a home for Tyvek with a Delawarecompany that cuts Tyvek for a specialty product shipping application.  Oh, and our buyer saved $60,000+ over purchasing new Tyvek.  THANKS: Oh, and the buyer heard about this opportunity from one of our readers.  As always, we very much appreciate all your referrals that help find higher and better uses for obsolete materials and product!

phoneCALLS.  We took phone calls from WalMart and Southwest Airlines last week.  Rogerand Christina, we appreciate the calls and we look forward to being a resource to you!  Q:  Do you have obsolete materials, product, equipment, etc. that would be a candidate for "repurposing"?  If yes, Contact Us>>

repurposedWEBINAR  Q: Would you like to learn more about our mission/concept of "repurposing"?  Damon Carson, our founder, will give you an introduction in this 45 minutes webinar.  Register at this link, and you'll be able to access the video to view>>
Learn More...about repurposedMATERIALS.  Watch 2 Minute Introduction Video>>  
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 it's 1st life that might help identify a very different, 2nd life for it?

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Atlanta Location:    Hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri   Address: 4445 Wendell Dr SW  Atlanta, GA 30336

Chicago Location:    Hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri   Address: 100 S Spruce St  Manteno, IL 60950 

Dallas Location:    Hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri   Address: 5703 Crawford Ln E, Forest Hills, TX 76119

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
Damon Carson, Founder & President