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Newsletter Oct 6 2016

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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 >>
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F R E E  SHIPPING...Polyiso Insulation.  Need to insulate before winter?  We are offering truckloads of 3" polyiso with shipping included.  336 sheets of 3" polyiso @ $28/sheet = $9,408 + $0 shipping delivered anywhere in the Lower 48 states.  (Forklift required at unload.) To order, call Glenda at 303.321.1471 or Email Glenda>>

Boeing 737 & 767 Fuselage.  "We have the skeletons of a 737 and a 767.  Are you interested in purchasing for some 'repurpose'?  We are in Texas." - David  REDavid, let us get this in our newsletter to see if we can generate some interest!  If interested, Contact Us>> (Serious inquiries ONLY!)

Q: How could one or both of these fuselages be "repurposed"?  
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Our Story.  BEFORE"We have beverage canning/bottling equipment from aPepsi Cola plant in Ohio available immediately." Jeff  Jeff accepted our offer, and we moved the equipment to our Denver warehouse.  AFTER: We just sold the last of this assembly line to a trout farm in Nebraska.  As part of their expansion, they are going to make tables and things out of the stainless steel pieces and parts.  Ron, we appreciate your business, and we bet your expansions succeeds in part because you're keeping your overhead low by being frugal and resourceful in buying used!

From Pepsi bottling facility in Ohio to trout farm in Nebraska.  How is that for finding a needle in the haystack?

WANTED...Extruding Machine.  When Ron was picking up his beverage equipment, he mentioned he's looking for an idled/obsolete extruding machine.  He wants to find one to "repurpose" for making feed pellets to feed his trout.  Q: Do you have an idle/obsolete extruder?  If yes, Contact Us>>  

Rolls of 100% Polyester.  L: Denver  Email for Details & Pricing>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  We sold some of the 100% polyester fabric to a designer for an light installation she is doing at the upcoming Nuit Blache (White Night) Festival in Toronto.  "Here’s the fabric in action . . . " Mary Ellen

repurposedINBOX.  "Hello, I am with IKEA Distribution Services North America.  I am very interested in learning more about what you do.  Can we schedule a call to discuss your operation and the kind of items that IKEA may have for you to 'repurpose'?" Amelia  RE: Amelia, Yes, we'd love to get on a call with you!

QLike Amelia, would you like to schedule a call to discuss what unwanted items in your warehouse might be a candidate for "repurposing"?
  Schedule a Call>>

Mineral Oil.  BEFORE: We just got in twenty six 55-gal drums of high-quality mineral oil imported from Germany by a pharmaceutical company.  They have such super tight tolerances for their life-supporting application that they reject 2% of the mineral oil they import.  L: Denver  Click Here for Pricing>>

Q: Do you have product, chemistry, ingredients in sacks, drums, totes that is obsolete that you'd like to find a 2nd home for?  If yes, Email Us Details>>


AFTER"I am interested in the mineral oil.  We use it on our Clydesdale horses legs."Jeanne Williams


Roll of Rubber.  1/8" x 56" x 200'   (NOTE: The blue fabric is protective layers between the black rubber.)  L: Denver  Roll Pricing>>

BEFORE: 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?  AFTER: A Texasbison rancher purchased 4 rolls yesterday.  He is going to use the rubber as a visual barrier in his corrals.  NOTE: The two pictures on the right with the solid fencing.  Not being able to see through the fence helps with animals staying calm during roundups.  Charles, we appreciate your business!  BEFORE/AFTER: From truck accident waste to a 2nd life on a bison ranch.  That is what we do everyday here at repurposedMATERIALS.

Propane Tanks.  250, 500, 1000 gallon tanks.  L: Denver  Click Here Tanks>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  "I want to share a picture of our favorite fire pit ever - made from the ends of a large tank similar to yours on your email.  Love your email newsletters!" Mary Anne in Encinitas, CA

Temporary Parking Lot Fabric.  Super tough geotextile material.  A strong plastic grid layer sandwiched between two heavy felt layers.  L: Denver  Click for Fabric Details>>

repurposedCUSTOMER: We sold several rolls of the parking lot fabric to an orchard owner.  He was going to roll it out as a weed barrier and to drive on.
Stainless Steel Tubing.  We got in 6,000' of 3/16" stainless tubing.  This is unused, surplus inventory.  L: Denver  Click Here for Pricing>>

BEFORE:  This tubing came from a laparoscopic surgery instrument manufacturer.  They changed the specs on their tubing, so this inventory became obsolete.  As you can imagine, this tubing is super high quality!

AFTER:  "I'm thinking of 'repurposing' your stainless tubing to replicate the garden feature in the attached picture." - Linda in 
SanotracinRTU.  This is asporicidal disinfectant cleaner.  Qty: Eleven 275 gal totes.  The active ingredient is 4-5% Hydrogen Peroxide.  L: Chicago  Read SDS Sheet>>  Make Offer - We are open to offers on a single tote or on all 11.  Email Offer>>

"Another use for this chemical is to eliminate mold spores and have proved to be a very effective method to eliminate mold." 
Ron Pass

"Sailboat owners are in a constant battle with mold.  Try Jamestown Distributors in Rhode Island.  They seem to like to package their own products." - James Maloney

Wire Panels. L: Chicago, Denver  Click Here for Sizes and Prices>>

repurposedCUSTOMER:  We had a guy purchase a bunch of these surplus wire air conditioner panels to make crawdad cages.

Rubber Playground Tiles.  We just got in 5,000 sq ft of used playground tiles.  L: Philadelphia   Email for Playground Tile Pricing>>

repurposedCUSTOMER: "About a year ago, we bought a pallet of playground tiles from you, and we should have bought the rest.  We would like to buy more and have been watching your emails and website for them in Denver.  I see that you have some in Philadelphia only.  So, I thought I would ask if you think you will get any more of these in Denver?" Mary  REMary, we don't know when we'll have more in Denver.  

mostWANTED.  FYI...We typically pay 1 1/2x the prevailing scrap metal rate.  QDo you have any scrap, pipe, girders, beams, etc that would be a candidate for "repurposing"?  Email Metal Details>>

Steel/Metal Skeletons.  Does your company, or one you know, cut parts out of metal and then have these skeletons leftover?  We could help find a higher and better use rather than simply sending these off to a metal recycler to be melted.  They have value "as is"!!!  Email Us>>


Barter/Trade...Steel Mezzanine.  "I'm interested in buying your mezzanine to 'repurpose' for double decker boat storage.  I'm cash poor right now, but I'm sitting on a lot of used boats going into winter.  Would you be interested in trading a houseboat for your steel mezzanine?" - Jim  RE: Jim, Yes, we're open to that barter scenario.  Please send details on your houseboat. BTW, smart business offer...trying to trade an unproductive asset for an asset you can really use! 

Q: Do you have idle/unproductive asset(s) you'd be interested in trading/bartering for something we have for sale?  (NOTE: We're only interested in barter/offers on potential sales of $10,000 and higher.  Serious offers, ONLY!) 
 Email Barter Offer>>  

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>>
* 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: 550 Hobbie Ave Kankakee, IL 60901
Dallas Location:    Hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri   Address: 5703 Crawford Ln E, Forest Hill, 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

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