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Newsletter Nov 29 2016

November 29, 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 2nd, unrelated industry.  WATCH "repurposing" Video Introduction>>  or visit us at >>
Today's Edition… ( Denver | Chicago | Atlanta | Dallas | Philadelphia 
  •  Buy 1; Get 1...Polyiso Insulation - Offer Ends Tomorrow -   (See Below>>)
  •  Deer hunting "repurpose" w/ 275 gal Tote  (See Below>>)
  •  San Francisco Zoo is a customer!!!  (See Below>>)
  •  Rolls of 100% Polypropylene...imported from Germany (See Below>>)
  •  Flame Retardant ingredient...80,000 lbs  (See Below)
Reclaimed Trailer Flooring Wood.  Beautifully distressed by hours and hours of forklift tires and dragging pallets across Oak trailer flooring in 12" wide planks.  L: Atlanta  Click Here for Pricing>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "Here is some of that trailer flooring at a restaurant.  It looked phenomenal!" - Sally Evans
Buy 1; Get 1...Polyiso Insulation.  We have LOTS of insulation, so it is on sale this month.  - Offer Ends Tomorrow -  Order Today...303.321.1471!!  L: Atlanta, Dallas, Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver  Inventory List>>

repurposedSMARTS:  "Your used polyiso insulation is ideal for insulating buried water and sewer lines.  Years ago a guy at my local sanitation director suggested laying a 24" wide piece of insulation over any underground water or sewer lines I was installing underground.  He said frost will not penetrate the insulation. .  This insulation is pretty cheap insurance!  And, now it is even cheaper insurance because I can buy it from you guys used." Dave w/ Bronn Excavating
Concrete Double T's.  We have 3 of these double T's 8' x 30'.  L: Denver  Email for Pricing>>

repurposedPOSSIBILITY:  "Our thought was to maybe use your used Double T's for bridges for a center pivot sprinkler to cross a canal." - Eric Christensen  RE: Eric, We like your substitutionary thinking!

36,000 lb Concrete Blocks.  These blocks are 4 1/2' x 4 1/2' x 12' and weigh a whopping 36,000 lbs each.  They are grooved to nest together.  There are Qty 100 available...yes, 3,600,000 lbs!  L: Indianapolis  Email for Drawings and Pricing>>

Q: How could these blocks be "repurposed"?  Submit Ideas>>
Some of Your "repurposing" Ideas: 

"Use them to build structures for paintball or sell them to the military to be used for training structures." - Adriana

"Use to build a breakwall or harbor on a large lake to prevent erosion." - Michael Flynn

"Ballast for solar systems.  Some locations can not construct footers in ground (think landfill or brownfields) but are good candidates for an above ground system." - Sal Bianco

"Wall shielding for Radiation bunkers (i.e. Radiation Therapy treatment areas, or diagnostic X-Ray/CT)" - John

"Clump weights or dead weight anchors for mooring chains on ship/vessel anchorages." - Ken Nelson

"Use the heavy concrete block as a "deadman" to anchor retaining walls or a buried tank in areas with a high water table.  repurposedMATERIALS also sells steel cable that could be used to connect the deadman to whatever it is you are securing." - Jonathan

"Laid side to side these would make an "instant" low water crossing bridge for a stream." - Bill in New Jersey

"These would make great security barriers for a wide array of commercial properties." - Pete Ireland


Used Gym Floor Covering System.  This is a system made by Cover Master.  There is enough vinyl material to cover 16,000 SqFt.  L: Philadelphia  Email for More Details & Pricing>>

Online Classifieds.   Of course, we're intrigued by all things used!  We're especially fascinated by all the smaller, regional online classifieds marketplaces popping up competing against Craigslist.  For example, in Kansas there is and in Utah there is 

Q: Curious, is there an up and coming regional online classified in your state or region that is getting lots of traffic and taking market share away from Craigslist?  We'd love to know about such websites!  Email Us your local Online Classified's domain>>

RE" in central North Dakota is commonly used." - Bob Subart 
repurposedCHEMISTRY.  BEFORE:  "We have about 36 metric tons of Boehmite (Nalbatec's "Apyral AOH30").  Our customer we were selling this to discontinued business.  We have this inventory we're looking for an outlet for." - Regi  STATUS:  Regi accepted our offer on the material, and we now have it for sale!

Boehmite.  36 bulk bags holding 1 metric ton each.  
Read Data Sheet>>  L: Chicago  Email for Pricing>> 

"After reviewing the specific Boehmite-based product you have, you need to reach out to any industry that needs a fire retardant ingredient for their product.  That'd be getting a heck of a discount if they purchased your surplus.  This stuff is very expensive from the OEM!" - Gary Reasoner

Q:  Do you have obsolete/surplus liquids or chemistry, ingredients, product...that you'd like out of your warehouse?  If yes, Email Us Details>>
Used Climbing Rope.  Finally, we've got more climbing rope in.  These retired ropes primarily come out of climbing gyms so they haven't rec'd much, if any, exposure to the outdoors.  WARNING: These ropes are NOT to be re-used for any life supporting purposes!  Order Online>>
275 gal Totes.  L: Dallas, Philadelphia, Denver, Atlanta, Chicago Click Here for Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT:  "These make a pretty good hunting or photographer blind using your totes." - Steve Alexander in Alabama

Filter Cloth.  These are very tough, strong filter cloths (6' x 10') from the beverage press process...think apple juice.  L: Denver   Filter Cloth pricing>> 

repurposedPROJECT: "I have used filter clothes for years as game bags. They are very strong, allow air in to cool meat, can be layed out flat to wrap up the meat easier and carried easily. They are washed and reused year after year. Happy hunting!" - Dennis Zanto
Pressure Vessels.  The two tanks are 60" dia x 190" long w/ a 2,200 gallon capacity.  They are designed for 137 psi. L: Atlanta  Email for Pricing>> 

Q:  Do you have obsolete/surplus/idle materials, inventory, or equipment that you'd like out of your warehouse?  If yes, Email Us Details>>
Our Customers:  Last week 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
  Order Online>>
Turf Pad Underlayment.  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.  (*A,C,E:  These pads are sturdy, water permeable, interlocking, etc.)  L: Denver  Click for Pictures and Pricing>> 

repurposedIDEA"Those pads would make a great base for pavers on your patio.  There are several companies that make similar products!  Here is a picture that talks about the load transfer." - Gene Francis
1" x 54" Conveyor Belting.  We just did deal for 11,000' of 1" thick x 54" wide belting.  At 25 lbs/ft this is 275,000 lbs of belting.  We can get about 1,500' per truckload  L: Midwest  Email for Pricing>>

repurposedIDEA:  "Your 1" x 54" Conveyor Belting would make an ideal windbreak for cattle.  And, heck, the windbreak would probably last 100+ years out in the pasture." - Jake McAdoo in North Dakota
Gym Floor...1-yr-old.  This is an 8,800 Sq Ft gym floor that is just 1 year old.  It hasn't even had it's 1st birthday, yet...LOL!  L: Atlanta.  Click for Sizes and Prices>>

repurposedPROJECT:  This is an in process photo, below, and an after from one of customer's who purchased a used floor and re-installed it at his facility in Arkansas.  Jay, we appreciate both your business and your photos!  Click Here to See All the Re-Install Photos>>
Polypropylene Rolls.  BEFORE: This aviation equipment manufacturer imports this non-woven, needle punched, 100% polypropylene felt from Germany.  A certain % doesn't meet their demanding tolerances.  That is what we got in.  STATUS:  For sale.  L: Denver  Click for Pricing>>
Dupont Zonyl 8740.  The Zonyl 8740 is a penetrating sealer for porous, less porous, and polished stone surfaces.  L: Atlanta  For more info and pricing, Contact Us>>
Demolition / Deconstruction Help:  Do you have a structure slated for demolition that you'd like to have as much debris kept out of the landfill as possible?  Would you like to reduce the cost of your upcoming demolition project by finding 2nd homes for as much of the material as possible?  If yes, we might be able to help!!  Please, Contact Us>>
Reader Frustration.   "The email layout could be improved by tightening up the corresponding photos and descriptions.  The items/pages still seem a bit jumbled or run together." - Jaime Parr  RE: On viewing the newsletter…You may know this but try clicking on the link at the top of every newsletter…"view in your web browser".  That will open the newsletter in your browser instead of your email client.  That usually solves the format problem for most readers!
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>>

Learn More...about repurposedMATERIALS.  Watch 2 Minute Introduction Video>>  
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>>
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