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Newsletter May 22, 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
Floating Rope.  BEFOREThis is unused, off-spec floating water line rope.  We have 60' and 75' pieces.  FREE SHIPPING   Order Online>>
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>>

QLike Jane, do you have obsolete/surplus product you can't use?  If yes, we might be able to help.  Email Us Details>>
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!
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>>

Fiberglass Utility Poles.  BEFOREThese poles were ordered by a big utility 8-10 years ago but were never installed.  We have 180+ utility poles made by   The poles range from 30'-45' in length.  L: Dallas  Click for Inventory & Pricing>>

repurposedIDEA:  "We manufacture light poles.  We have a 8-10 week lead time.  Sometimes we get customers that can't wait.  If we buy all your poles, we would have poles available for emergency customers.  While we'd have to re-work them a bit, we'd still be able to deliver a solution for our customers on tight time limes." -Doug  RE: Doug, great idea!  Your outside-the-box thinking is what sets our customer base about.  While these poles aren't perfect, with a little re-work and effort they can be turned into a solution!
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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia
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>>
Steel Pipe.  BEFORE: This is unused inventory from a pipe distributor.  1/2" - 12" diameters.  L: Denver  Click for Pipe Pricing>>
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!
Rigid Insulation.  L: Chi, Atl, Den, DFW   Click Here for Insulation Pricing>>

Double "repurpose".  "Need some used insulation to first use as padding for demo protection of neighboring roofs when small debris is falling.  Then I can use some of that same insulation for concrete below grade wall insulation along basement?" Mike Goffman in Wisconsin

transportationINGENUITY:  Our customers are not just creative with materials.  They're pretty resourceful, too, when they don't exactly have the right vehicle!  Jacob, we appreciate your business!

275 gal & 330 gal Totes.  L: Dallas, Denver, Chicago, Atlanta, Philadelphia  
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Parking Lot Fabric.  (*A.C.E - Permeable, UV Protected, Very Tough, etc) L: Atl, Den, Chi  Click Here for Pricing>>

repurposedCUSTOMER: A Chicago-area landscaping company purchased several rolls.  They are going to roll it out and use as "track matting" so their equipment doesn't get stuck or tear up the ground.  Mike, we appreciate your business!

Used Football Turf.  We have a couple of different football fields in stock.  L: Philadelphia  Click Pricing>>

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  
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>>
Roller Conveyor BEFORE: This unit came from a Bass Pro Shops distribution center.  This roller conveyor system is for sale.  L: Atlanta  Click for Details>>
Overhead Bridge Crane.  BEFORE: This bridge crane came from a major defense contractor who didn't use it any longer.  The crane was made by Royce Crane Co.  L: Dallas  Click Here for Details>>
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>>

repurposedFEEDBACK:  "As another waste reduction professional involved in re-use marketing (I run the Minnesota Materials Exchange), I'm inspired to see re-use/'repurpose' at work in such a cool and innovative way! The platform and service you provide at repurposedMATERIALS is top-notch, and the passion is apparent.  Thanks for doing what you do!" - Nathan Landwehr
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>>