Every year, U.S. manufacturers make over half a billion wooden pallets. At any given moment, over two billion are in circulation. Companies use pallets for storage, transport and organization. Because of their load-bearing responsibilities, pallets must meet certain criteria to be safe and useful. Recycling pallets is an eco-friendly and money-saving alternative to destroying them and purchasing new ones.
J&R Pallet Company
J&R Pallet Company, located in Orange County, California, has been a full-service pallet company since 1995. Not only does it recycle pallets, it sells used pallets, repairs pallets and works with companies to arrange pallet management programs. When recycling is not possible due to damage, it keeps destruction costs low. Pick-up, delivery and free quotes are available.
Discount Pallet Co.
Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Discount Pallet Co. has been in operation since 1991. It stores its pallets indoors, in a 12,000-square foot facility. This keeps the pallets dry, clean and out of the elements. It is a full-service pallet recycling company that will arrange for the pick-up and removal of any used, damaged or unwanted pallets -- often at no cost to you.
Pallet Resource Corp.
Pallet Resource Corp. recycles over one million pallets per year. Serving all of Minnesota, Pallet Resource Corp. recycles standard, miscellaneous and obscure sized pallets. It also manufactures and repairs pallets of all varieties. You can place a pallet order directly from its website, either newly manufactured or re-manufactured.
Since 1995, Recycler's World has served as a valuable online resource for people throughout the country looking to recycle pallets. Its website features a listings index that helps put you in touch with a pallet recycling company in your region. It also provides information about different grades of recyclable pallets--scrap wooden pallets, used CPC, GMA, block and paper mill pallets.
It is an online resource only.
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