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Newsletter Sept. 28, 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
BEFORE:  "We have a bunch of aluminum honeycomb panels we made for a customer to be walls of their walk in cooler.  They ended up not taking delivery of them.  They have a few dings on the edges from sitting around in warehouse for all these months.  We also have 3 aluminum panels, too." Phil  STATUSPhilaccepted our offer, and we now have the panels for sale.  Watch how they make honeycomb aluminum.  Watch Video>>

Q: Like Phil, do you have finished inventory lying around taking up space?  If yes, Call Damon @ 303.321.1471 or Email Damon>> w/ details.  

Aluminum Honeycomb Panels.  L: Denver  Email Us for Pricing>>  
55 gal Plastic & Steel Drums.  Open tops w/ lids; Tight heads, etc.  L: All 5 Locations  Click for Barrel pricing>>

ourCUSTOMERS:  We sold several plastic barrels to a parachute manufacturer who is using them to test big parachutes.  They fill them with water and drop them out of the airplane.   

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

repurposedSUGGESTION:  "Just came across this use for airplane cable – as tensioning cable for a yurt! – cheers!"  - Gail Griswold in Florida  

repurposedINBOX.  "We currently have a government contract for the recycling of materials and we were recently asked about the recycling of bullet proof vests. There are some restrictions so we would have to let them know the reuse/'repurpose'.  Kevlar anything is covered by the Patriot Act so it can't leave the country in any form without approval.  We are looking into options available.  In the past they would go waste to energy incineration." - Brian

Q: Any "repurpose" ideas for the bullet proof vests &/or the kevlar inside the vests?  Submit Ideas>>
repurposedPRESENTION.  The Material Handling Institute's Executive Summit this year is "focusing on the trends and topics facing supply chain and material handling companies today and over the next 3 - 5 years."  One of the trends MHI sees playing a big role is "repurposing".  Damon Carson will be inMiami this weekend presenting the "repurposing" story at the conference.

Q: If you'd like to learn more about having Damon be a part of your next conference or corporate event, Click Here>>
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
Gym Bleacher Wood.  We now have southern Yellow Pine and Douglas Fir bleacher wood for sale!  (BTW, we don't charge extra for the gum stuck to the bleachers and girl's name carved into the bleachers!)  L: Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, Denver  Click Here for Inventory and Pricing>>

repurposedPROJECT:  "We were searching for a unique backdrop to put in our bar area for our antique basketball scoreboard. After finding your company online we made a trip to Denver to look at your inventory. We saw the old bleacher wood! We fell in love! As you can see, it all came together perfectly! The wall has become the focal point of our basement and is the talk of every party we host!" - Melanie Godsey

Particle Board.  We just did a deal for 1,700 sheets (3 truckloads) of 3/4" x 42" x 96" particle board.  This was used as shelving in a big pallet rack setup in a warehouse.  L: Philadelphia  Email for Pricing>>
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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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>>
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>>

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>>
Portable Duct Heaters.  We have a couple of these used portable 400,000 BTU duct heaters.  L: Atlanta, Dallas  Click for More Info>>
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>>
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>>  

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!!! 

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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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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