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Newsletter June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017     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
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!
AUCTION...Guardrail Offset Blocks. Ends this Wednesday -  L: Atlanta  Click Here to Bid>>

repurposedIDEA:  We sold a whole bunk of these to a company with a fleet of trucks.  They're going to "repurpose" the Guardrail Offset Blocks as Wheel Chocks.  Duncan, we appreciate your business!  *A,C,E - The blocks good be perfect chocks...they have all the Attributes, Characteristics, and Engineering (A,C,E).  They are cut to size, they are treated lumber, and they already have a hole drilled in them for the rope.

AUCTION...Rigid Insulation. - Ends this Wednesday - Bunks of 3" x 4' x 8' sheets in the auction.  L: Dallas   Click Here to Bid>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "Your used Rigid Insulation is ideal for insulating buried water and sewer lines.  We lay a 24" wide piece of used insulation over any underground water or sewer lines we install.  The frost will not penetrate it.  I've been covering my lines I install for years without one freeze up." - Dave Bronn inColorado

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>>  
Online EQUIPMENT Auction.  Stuff is available from all 5 of our locations. - Ends this Wed, June 7th @ 8pm EST/6pm MST -  L: Philadelphia, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta  Click to Bid>>

NOTE:  We use our online auctions to sell a lot of the materials that are too small in quantity to be featured on the website or in our newsletter.  So, don't miss out! 
CLICK HERE to See ALL Auction Items - Auction Includes:  CONCRETE (1) - CONTAINERS (11) - CONVEYOR BELTING (11) - EQUIPMENT (29) - FABRIC (12) - GLASS (3) - HOSE (24) - INSULATION (8) - LANDSCAPE PAVERS (19) - MISCELLANEOUS (23) - STEEL (33) - TURF (7) - WOOD (20)
T_2317115.JPG  Stainless Dishwasher....READ MORE or BID>>
T_2317150.JPG  Antique Cutting Machine...READ MORE OR BID>>
T_2317190.JPG  Gym Floor Covering System...READ MORE OR BID>>
T_2317200.JPG  Landa Pressure Washer...READ MORE OR BID>>
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>>

repurposedPRODUCTS see all PRODUCTS>>
Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia
Floating Rope.  BEFOREThis is unused, off-spec floating water line rope.  We have 60' and 75' pieces.  FREE SHIPPING   Order Online>>
AUCTION...Used Football Turf. - Auction Ends this Wednesday -  We have a couple of different football fields in stock.  L: Philadelphia  Click for Auction>>

repurposedINQUIRY "In your Philadelphia listings, I'm seeing a few items I'm interested in and most notably your 9' x 40' football turf.  Do you happen to know where it came from?  This would be used for a portion of a new outdoor brewery space where people would play corn hole or bocce and I'm sure the story of where it came from would be a fun side note."
 - Jason Ufema  
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>>

Q: Do you have ideas on how this 13x molecular sieve could be "repurposed"? Submit Ideas>>
Steel Pipe.  BEFORE: This is unused inventory from a pipe distributor.  1/2" - 12" diameters.  L: Denver  Click for Pipe Pricing>>
Boardwalk Wood.  BEFORE: This was the wood decking on the Jacksonville, FLpedestrian river walk.  These timbers are beautifully distressed with years of sun, foot and bike traffic over them.  3" x 7" treated timbers.  NOTE: We're reducing our price to blow out the last remaining inventory.  L: Atlanta  Click for Inventory and Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT:  "Can I get a ship quote for two bunks of this weathered wood.  We'll use the wood to build saddle stands." Robert in Idaho

Highway Sign Poles.  BEFORE: We have various galvanized steel poles that were never installed by the Missouri DOT.   L: Chicago   Click Here for Styles and 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>>
Aircraft Cable.  We just got in surplus (never been used) aircraft cable into 3 of our locations.  Diameters are 3/16" and 1/4".  Click Here for Pricing>>  

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "Galvanized aircraft cable works awesome for grape trellis construction." - Bill Reilly in Napa, CA

Our Customers.  We often get asked, "Who are your customers?"  An exhibit design company bought a bunch of bleacher wood to build a showcase exhibit for their client...the Harlem Globetrotters.  Tim, We appreciate your order! 
Bleacher Wood.  L: Atlanta, Denver  Click Here for Pricing>>
repurposedTOUR.  We had a MEP's (Manufacturing Extension Partnerships) group out for a tour last week.  These MEP's is a public-private partnership offering help to small businesses across America.   They wanted to learn more resources to offer to clients working towards Zero Waste.  If you would like arrange a tour for your group at any of our 5 locations...AtlantaChicagoDallasDenverPhiladelphia...please contact us!
WANTED:  Q:  Do you have idle or surplus machinery or equipment that you'd like to do a deal on?  Contact Us>>
Multi Surface Sealer.  We just did a deal for 4,000 liters of the super concentrated sealer Zycosil.  L: Denver  Order Online>>

repurposedTEST:  We thought we should artistically apply some of the Zycosil sealer to our sidewalk to test its effectiveness. Guess which part of the sidewalk got the sealer?  Well, smiley faces don't lie...LOL! 

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>>
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>>