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Newsletter March 14, 2017

March 14, 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>>
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repurposedAUTO.  Speaking of ItalyThe New York Times featured a story about the wood from the iconic barber poles in Venice, Italy being "repurposed" into flooring for a high-end Italian roadster.  Yes, "repurposing" has gone global!!  Read Complete New York Times Article>>

THX:  Bob Young forwarded this article to us...thanks!  
Our Customers.   Recently the San Francisco Zoo purchased a big parachute.  Erick, we appreciate your business.  Send pictures once you have the parachute in its "repurposed" place!

35' & 100' Cargo Parachutes.  L: Chicago, Denver  
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TO:  "Damon, Please give me a call to discuss items from our mine you may be interested in 'repurposing'." - Chris B w/ Peabody Energy  

RE: "Chris, all you need to do is send pictures, descriptions, dimensions, quantities, and location of the materials you have.  That's it!  We'll get right back with you to let you know if your waste streams are a candidate for "repurposing"!  - Damon

Q:  Got Stuff?  Send us pictures, description, quantities, location, description of your waste, and we'll see if it is a candidate for "repurposing"! 
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Wire Panels.  L: Chi, Den  Click Here for Sizes and Prices>>

BEFORE: These are brand new, unused steel panels from a manufacturer who lost a contract supplying these safety panels that go on the outside of air conditioning units.  AFTER:  Natures Wood Products just bought a whole bunch of these panels to build big cages they use to hold their recycling foam, paper, plastic, etc...generated by their operation.  

WINNER:  EnvirOnMentaDoubLe PlaY.  1) building a cage to hold recyclable materials, and 2) utilizing obsolete fence panels to do so!  (This award, or more a "shout out", is for an entity utilizing a used product or material as part of a solution that positively effects the environment.)

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:  "Sell these to some of the big tree planting companies as guy wires for staking trees." - Sally Robinson in Michigan
Plastic Conveyor Belting.  We took in multiple types of new, unused specialty plastic conveyor belting.  Location: Denver  Click Here for Make/Model and Pricing of Belts>> 
275 Gallon Totes.  Used totes.  Food Grade and non-Food Grade  (Truckload Qty and Pricing Available!!!)  L: Atl, Den, Chi  Click Here for Prices for Totes>>

WANTED:  We are looking for commercial/industrial real estate to purchase that would be a candidate for "repurposing".  We're looking anywhere in the Lower 48.  Contact Us with Details>>
reality/showREPURPOSE.  CBS' The Amazing Race features a "repurpose" in the Africa.  In Namibia, instead of using expensive road graders to grade their roads, the locals just hook together old tires and drag behind their trucks to smooth out the roads.  

"Damon, Watching Amazing Race and saw this tire 'repurpose' and thought of you guys.  Start watching at 1:00:49 of the episode.  Watch Now>> "Gary Parshley in Massachusetts
Independent "repurposing".  "I always love your newsletter.  Thanks for what you’re doing.  I thought you might enjoy our 'repurposing'.  We are a boat trailer manufacturer.  These 12" X 32" pieces of ½" plywood are leftovers for us.  Given the decline in honeybees, we have begun donating these to a local beekeepers’ club to build hives.  The lot below will yield approximately 100 new hives… a trip to the landfill!" Kevin Campbell  REKevin, Bravo to your efforts on keeping stuff out of the landfill! 
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>>
* repurposedREFERRAL.  You have given us many referrals over the last few years.  Now we want to reward you for those referrals!  Give Us a Referral>>

Step 1:  Enter Your Info and Your Prospect's Info
Step 2:  We will contact that person about the product you are recommending
Step 3:  If the person, or their company, make a one time purchase over $10,000, then we pay you a $500 referral fee!

* 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?