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Newsletter Sept. 21, 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
Leaf #1...Beverage Filter Cloths.  BEFORE: These super durable filter cloths were used in press filters in the beverage industry to strain things like apple juice.  AFTER: The porous fabric has an ideal "repurpose" as lawn debris tarps for landscapers, golf courses, etc.  Order Online>> 

repurposedPROJECT:  "I can't believe how tough these filter cloths are.  They work great in our landscaping biz!" - Benny Thomas in Virginia
Leaf #2...repurposedSATIFACTION.  "Your old swimming pool cover worked out awesome to cover our landscaping trailer during leaf season last year.  I think I'll be ordering another one for our second trailer.  Not only does is work well, I just feel good about being able to utilize used materials and help keep them out of the landfill." - Pete Morelli in New Hampshire

Pool Covers.  Various Sizes.  
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PROBLEM:  "We need a 'long slide' to 'slide' kayaks down a steep slope to where a boat landing.  Material has to be able to allow a plastic boat to slide with minimal friction so as to 'slide' and so as not to wear out the plastic boat and the slide material." Mike Moody  POSSIBLE SOLUTIONMike, our parking lot fabric might make a good slide for your kayaks.

Parking Lot Fabric. This is a very tough geotextile material used originally as a temporary parking lot surface.  (The thick plastic middle layer is pictured below)  L: Atlanta, Chicago, Denver  Click Here for Pricing>>

Our Customers.  Yesterday Deer Valley Ski Resort in Utah order a 5-pak of Billboard Vinyls.  "We plan to use the billboard vinyls to wrap and protect our summer lift ramps for winter storage.  They are wooden modules made of pressure treated 2x6 that are 4'x8' in size.  In the absence of snow, we need an elevated surface for proper summer lift operation." Paul 

5 Pak...Billboard Vinyls.  L: All 5 Locations  (NOTE: Bundle Pricing)  Order Online>>
repurposedINBOX:  "Your customers are like industrial MacGyvers.  Of course, you'd have to remember the 1980's hit TV show to get my reference." Jack Cedino in New Mexico  REJack, we absolutely agree!  Our customers real lifeMacGyvers!!! 

repurposeSPOTTING:  "Damon: I saw this on TV when I was watching a show on the history of BBQ and thought it might be of interest to you.  'Repurposing' nearly 100 years ago.  The Kingsford Company was formed by Henry Ford and E.G. Kingsford during the early 1920s. Charcoal was developed from Ford Motor Company's factory waste wood scrap.  Read More>>" - Mark in St Louis

REMark, Awesome!  I guess now we can say Mr Ford pioneered two economic endeavors: 1) the Assembly Line, and 2) "repurposing"!

Q:  Do you know of another product, like charcoal, that is made from another waste product or some other company whose origins involved "repurposing?  Email Us>>  

Selling Assets?  "Damon, We currently have two Nissan 15,000 lb forklifts we are looking to get rid of. Would  you be interested?" - Lee Gallegos  STATUS:Lee accepted our offer, and we picked up the machines yesterday.

Q: Like Lee, do you have idle equipment or machinery you'd like liquidate?  We're buying!!  Call Damon 303.321.1471 or Email Damon>>
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Locations:  (303-321-1471) DenverChicagoAtlantaDallasPhiladelphia
BEFORE"We have some metal bins at a customers in Oklahoma City that we are needing to move.  I thought you may be interested, as they are clean, collapsible and very durable.  There is currently about 140 available now." - James STATUS:  James accepted our offer, and the bins are now for sale.  

Q: Like James, do you have product or inventory that you need moved out??  We can help!!  Send Details...Call Damon @ 303.321.1471 or Email Damon>>

Collapsible Metal Bins.  57" x 44" x 42" Qty: 140   L: Dallas  Click for Bin Pricing>>
BEFORE"We will be removing approx. 3700 square feet of crumb rubber tiles , 24”x24”, reddish , in color , we can stack on pallets and load your truck, locationNew York CityDave  AFTER:  We sold 3 pallets of tiles a while back for "repurposing" as horse stall mats.  Equine folks like the exact cushion the playground tiles provide.  Pete, we appreciate your business! 

Rubber Playground Tiles  L: Chicago, Philadelphia  Click for Tile Pricing>>
BEFORE: A manufacturer needs long, continuous lengths of cable in their part they manufacture.  When a spool gets below 500' in length, they replace the spool.  These 100-500' lengths of unused cable are then re-spooled.  That is what we get.  AFTER "Your aircraft cable looks awesome on our deck.  I still can't believe this beautiful cable was another industry's byproduct." - Alicia Montgomery in Minnesota

Q: Does your company produce drops, remnants, end rolls that could be "repurposed"??  If yes, Email Details>>

Steel Cable.  3/16", 1/4", 5/16" unused Galvanized Steel Cable.  Click Here for Cable Prices>>

Hardwood Frame Stock.  We just got in a a truckload of different species...Maple, Hickory, Ash, etc. .. "frame stock" lumber.  L: Philadelphia  Click Here for Pricing>>  
BEFORE:  "I have sold my bowling shoe manufacturing business and am now cleaning out a building so it can be sold. Lots of surplus rubber sheets we cut shoe soles out of. The sheets are mostly EVA (Ethylene-vinyl acetate)." Jeff   AFTER:  Jeff accepted our offer, and we now have a bunch for sale!

EVA Rubber Sheets.  Several colors of sheets.  Most sheets around 36" x 36" with some variation.  20,000+ Sq Ft available.  L: Chicago  Click for Details>>

repurposedIDEA:  "I'm looking for something that we can put on the ground under bee hives. The idea is to both suppress weeds but also inhibit the larvae of a pest called the small hive beetle from getting into the soil around the hive where it pupates. We have tried rolling out roofing shingle but is not tough enough over time." - Ken Foster
Insulated Pavers.  This a pretty unique waste stream.  This is a thick piece of Dow insulation board with a 1/2" of concrete adhered to it to form an insulated paver.  The panels are 3-4" x 2' x 4'  L: Denver, Philadelphia, Atlanta  Click Here for Pricing>>

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "Your used roofing pavers look a whole lot like the foundation insulation panels they sell to insulated the exposed foundation walls around your house." - Eric Jansen in Vermont

BEFORE"I have some granite slabs from old measuring equipment and gauge work.  Can you help me find them a home?" Cynette w/ General Motors Corp  STATUSCynette accepted our offer, and we now have they granite slaps for sale.

Q:  Like Cynette, do you have obsolete items you'd like our help in finding a home for?  If yes, Email Us Details>>

Granite Surface Plates.  Several different 2" x 16" x 20" up to 12" x 44" 87" weighing 4,500 lbs...of these granite slabs  L: Philadelphia  Click for Details>>

truckJAM:  SAIA and Old Dominion truck waiting in line on Tuesday to p/u loads at our place.  All you creative "repurposers", you're keeping lots of stuff out of the landfill!!!

Q:  Hey industry, got stuff headed for the trash truck??  Why not instead load it on our truck??  Contact Us w/ Details>> 

repurposedINBOX: "Ethan, I LOVE your REPUROSE concept! It is very Green! If you want to expand to Minnesota let me know, and I would love to be part of it.:)" - Connie Ridge
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>>

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