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Newsletter - June 7, 2016

June 7, 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

A) 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>> 

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

B) 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>>

D) 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>>

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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia

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>> 

Rubber Rolls.  These rolls of rubber were involved in a truck accident on the way to a factory where they were going to be die cut into diaphragms for truck air brakes.  The customer rejected the whole load.  Really!?!  How bad can you hurt rolls of rubber?  Anyway, these brand new rolls of 1/8" x 56" x 100-200' are available for sale.  (NOTE: The blue fabric is protective layers between the black rubber.)  L: Denver  Click for Pricing>>

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!

E) 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.

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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia

Psst!...MISCONCEPTION.  A lot of people incorrectly assume the prototypical "repurposer" is lower income.  That couldn't be farther from the truth.  In fact, our customer base is loaded with net worth people and companies.  (Eg: see the Porsche and Cadillac in our parking lot.)  Psst...a little secret, they are high net worth because they buy used materials to solve problems!!!


repurposedTOUR.  "Hello – I just started receiving your newsletter and love the business model!  I work for the City of Aurora in the Planning Department, but am also a board member of the Colorado Planning Association and serve on the state’s sustainability committee.  Not sure if a tour could be arranged for a small group of us, but I think it would be really interesting to hear more about your business/work." - Libby  RE: Libby, we'd love to give a tour to your group!  Q:Would your group be interested in a fun field trip to one of our 5 locations...AtlantaChicago,DallasDenver, or Philadelphia?

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>>
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