A Guide to Pallet Racking Operation and Maintenance

A Guide to Pallet Racking Operation and Maintenance

posted on :February 15, 2016
Categories : Pallets

Own a large scale business? Do you use a pallet racking system? Pallet racking systems can prove to be a great asset for any business. However, without the proper maintenance and correct operations, they can cause major problems and health risks to workers. For businesses who are using pallet racking systems, it’s advisable for all employers to ensure that their workers are fully skilled and kno...

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Inspection Tips for Checking Racking Systems

Inspection Tips for Checking Racking Systems

posted on :February 15, 2016
Categories : Pallets

Own a warehouse stock business? Does it have pallet racking systems? Pallet racking systems are specially designed to support the storage of pallets for a set period of time. These racking systems offer many advantages for any business; however, it’s important to remember that proper maintenance should be carried out with all racking systems. The following are some inspection tips you can use to...

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Comparing Different Pallet Types: Which One Is Best for You?

Comparing Different Pallet Types: Which One Is Best for You?

posted on :December 31, 2015

Need to purchase pallets for your new business? Not sure which type to choose? This is a common occurrence for many business owners, and it can be confusing to decide which ones would best suit your needs. For those who are new to pallet types, the following is a guide to which pallet types may be best suited for your transport and business needs. Types of Pallets Aluminium/Metal Pallets Metal p...

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How Container Exchanger Is Changing the Commercial Recycling Game

How Container Exchanger Is Changing the Commercial Recycling Game

posted on :November 19, 2015
Categories : Bulk Containers , Pallets , Storage , Totes

When your company is done with your shipping container and bulk bags, what do you do? If you throw them out, they just end up in a landfill. Now, imagine that every company in the manufacturing industry does this; think of the waste that is being accumulated each year! More importantly, how many of these shipping containers are broken or unusable anymore? Chances are, just because your business no...

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Preparing Wooden Pallets for Upcycling Projects

Preparing Wooden Pallets for Upcycling Projects

posted on :November 6, 2015
Categories : Wood Pallets

Do you have old pallets just lying around? Want to recycle them for home project? This is a great idea! After vigorous use within businesses, industries, and warehouses, pallets can easily be transformed into furniture or other works of art by the creative at heart, although, before you jump in and start making your pallet creation, it’s important to remember that some pallets may be dangerous. ...

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Plastic Container Safety 101: How to Know When (and If) It’s Safe to Reuse Yours

Plastic Container Safety 101: How to Know When (and If) It’s Safe to Reuse Yours

posted on :October 30, 2015

If you’re interested in living a cleaner, greener, more environmentally conscious lifestyle to the greatest extent possible, then you’re in excellent company. Millions of people are getting on board with the ongoing campaign to reduce carbon footprints worldwide and cut down on waste in as many ways as possible. Naturally, reusing perfectly good containers is a huge part of that effort. Howeve...

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Recycled Packaging Stats You Did Not Know!

Recycled Packaging Stats You Did Not Know!

posted on :June 4, 2015
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Why Use Plastic Pallets for Shipping and Storage?

Why Use Plastic Pallets for Shipping and Storage?

posted on :March 20, 2015
Categories : Pallets , Plastic Pallets

Although not used extensively until recent years, plastic pallets have been around since sometime around World War II. Import and export between Europe and the US encouraged the wide usage of plastic pallets in an effort to reduce the amount of pest infestations wood can typically incur. However, there are substantial benefits to using plastic over wood and in some cases, metal. Amongst the many u...

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Useful Ways to Repurpose Wood Pallets

Useful Ways to Repurpose Wood Pallets

posted on :November 14, 2014
Categories : Pallets , Wood Pallets

Pallets used for shipment purposes are one of the most common waste products in this country. Because there are so many of these finding their place in landfills, more than ever, people are repurposing wooden pallets and integrating them into their homes and businesses. Projects concerning the repurposing of wooden pallets are low in cost and they are economically friendly. After use, most wooden ...

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30 Awesome Things You Can Do With Your Potential Junk

30 Awesome Things You Can Do With Your Potential Junk

posted on :October 21, 2014

Ready for some DIY recycling projects? Don’t know what to do with those wooden pallets lying around your back yard? Tired of seeing those old wooden crates stacked in your garage? Here are some creative ideas we are eager to share with you! We all know the three R’s: reduce, reuse, and recycle. Although they might seem like something the modern man thought of when he realized his actions were ...

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DIY: Plastic Pallets

DIY: Plastic Pallets

posted on :September 16, 2014
Categories : Pallets , Plastic Pallets

Creativity is the quintessence of making life wonderful. Imaginative minds have introduced many creative ideas simply by using recycled plastic pallets. Pallets can be transformed into many objects used in our everyday lives. While some DIY pallet projects involve wooden pallets, many are turning to using plastic pallets. These plastic pallets can be transformed into many things, including furnitu...

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New Recycling Infographic

New Recycling Infographic

posted on :September 15, 2014
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="750"] Packaging & Waste by the Numbers[/caption] Recycling Infographic - How much waste can your company save? Read More