DIY: 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 Continue reading →

New Recycling Infographic

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Stack & Nest Totes


Stack & Nest Totes are one of a few different plastic containers that are referred to as hand-held because you can lift and carry them by hand. These totes are ideal for assembly lines, order picking, parts and retail distribution, general merchandise, and short-term storage. Stack and Nest Totes stack when full or nest when empty for space saving storage. Depending on the tote, lid opt Continue reading →

Advantages of Large Linen Carts


Laundry Carts, otherwise known as linen carts, are very large commercial carts that are constructed using lightweight, rigid plastic or flexible canvas and are mounted on wheels. These carts are designed to allow those in the hospitality industry such as hotels, resorts, and even medical facilities to collect and deliver linens. Linen carts are constructed so that they are approximately 5' Continue reading →

Agriculture Containers: Harvesting Totes and Produce Bins

Produce and agriculture bins come in a variety of materials, shapes and sizes. There are small plastic totes, often referred to as handheld totes, which can be used for produce harvesting, storage and shipment. Large corrugated cardboard boxes with vent holes are great for bigger produce items such as watermelons. Reusable bulk plastic containers with mesh sides can be used for an assortment of ha Continue reading →

Insulated Containers for Fish Farming

When it comes to farming fish, the one thing that fish farmers simply can't do without is a safe, reliable way to transport live fish as well as support various fish farming activities. Insulated containers are the perfect solution for both raising your fish as well as shipping live fish. These containers are lightweight, durable and cost effective. These containers are made from industrial grade Continue reading →

3 Different Ways to use IBC Totes

IBC Totes are more commonly known as fluid storage tanks. These are the same tanks that are commonly used to store and transport water over long distances or for a lengthy period of time. These IBC Totes or IBC Tanks can hold anywhere from 275 gallons of water to 330 gallons of any one of a wide va Continue reading →

Use Metal Bins for Waste Oil Collection


Restaurants have long had a problem discarding waste oils properly, but modern technology has created a market for this recyclable product. The problem now is how to collect the oil in a manner that will not contaminate the recyclable substance. The answer to that circumstance is using metal bins for storage as a clean method of protecting the discarded oil. The next decision will be whethe Continue reading →

Used Super Sack Brand Bags Offer Flexible Transportation and Storage Options

 
Used Super Sacks are extremely flexible containers than can be used to store and transport a wide variety of materials such as powders, plastics and other hard to contain materials. Bulk bags are also commonly referred to as jumbo bags, super sacks and flexible intermediate bulk containers. They are Continue reading →

Buying Used Bulk Containers is Cost Effective and Eco-Friendly

Used bulk containers can be very useful to businesses looking for an economical way to store or dispose of large amounts of stuff. These units can be purchased at a lower price point than new containers and offer all the same benefits. Large Building Renovation job Large building ren Continue reading →

Use Metal Pallets for Heavy Items


When it comes to storing and transporting heavy items, metal pallets are the ideal solution. Metal pallets are not only stronger than wood pallets; they also resist bacterial contamination and breakdown due to environmental influences. Using metal pallets allows companies to move and ship very heavy items on a single pallet, something that is impossible to do with wooden pallets. The expect Continue reading →

Learn How Bakery Trays can Improve Your Transport of Baked Goods


For bakery businesses looking for a cheap, efficient, and effective way to transport their baked goods to clients, look no further than bakery trays. Bakery trays, which are usually constructed out of lightweight plastic, are easy to carry and are incredibly durable. And, because these open-top containers are stackable, bakery trays are also f Continue reading →

Stack Racks


Stack racks are perfect for warehouses, shipping, and cold storage.  Racks are stacked vertically, instead of horizontally, allowing increased warehouse floor space. Stack racks are a flexible and very portable racking option and can be configured to handle many items including pipes, furniture, rugs, or other long and bulky items.Continue reading →

Cash for Used Wood Pallets?


Container Exchanger offers a new unique marketplace to buy and sell used wood pallets.   ATLANTA, September 17, 2012 - Container Exchanger announced today that they have added Used Wood Pallets to their online packaging marketplace. This disruptive marketplace turns the traditional pallet industry on its head and now allows a company with excess used palle Continue reading →

Collapsible Containers – A Reusable Packaging Nirvana

Collapsible containers are known throughout the manufacturing industry as ‘smart packaging’. This type of returnable packaging comes in several styles – plastic collapsible containers and metal collapsible containers. These collapsible containers can be used again and again and offer lots of durability, typically with the ability to handle 1,500 to 4,000 lbs. Depending upon the style and siz Continue reading →

Container Exchanger Shows Value of Reusable Bulk Bags

Bulk bags, also known as FIBC's or Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers are made from durable plastic and are woven together to create a long lasting item.  These bags are very strong and have lift straps affixed to the top of the bag.  This enable the handling and movement of the bag when it is loaded, as they can be picked up using standard forklift forks and some of the bags offer the abilit Continue reading →

Container Exchanger Shows Value of Reusable Metal Pallets


Container Exchanger is an online marketplace that offers manufacturing and distribution businesses an outlet for procuring or selling used returnable packaging. The product offerings include many standard and common reusable packaging solutions, including but not limited to plastic totes, plastic collapsible bulk boxes, metal containers, wire baskets, and plastic pallets. Launched in 2005, Continue reading →

Finding and Selecting Used Storage Racks for Your Warehouse


Used Storage Racks are an essential use for warehouse facilities of all sizes and designs, particularly if you have pallet storage needs. If you have a warehouse in need of simplification, organization, and more efficient usage of space and time – then Rack Exchanger can help you get started with our used warehouse storage rack options including used pallet storage racks and metal storage Continue reading →

Green and Economical Inventory Control – Wire & Wire Mesh Containers


Wire containers and wire mesh containers are very durable and provide the user with the ability for quick content visibility of the wire container, along with easy identification for inventory control. The wire mesh containers also have the added benefit of being stackable and collapsible while promoting material flow and more efficient stock control. Perhaps more importantly, as companies Continue reading →

Recycle and Save: Benefits of Used Collapsible Bulk Boxes and Collapsible Plastic Boxes

Collapsible Bulk Boxes, such as Collapsible Plastic Boxes, are industry staples used for storage and shipping, in retail and business-to-business companies. They have numerous uses including storing and shipping appliance and automotive components, beverage preforms, blow molded bottles, furniture components, plastic molded components, snack food applications and vacuum formed food trays. Collapsi Continue reading →

Save Money and Space with Knock Down Plastic Containers


There are many uses for knock down plastic containers to help your shipping and storage needs. Knock down containers are often referred to as collapsible bulk containers available in a variety sizes and shapes. Plastic knock down containers are reusable, space-efficient and can be shipped or stored more economically when collapsed.Continue reading →

Store your Liquids, Powders and Food Items in IBC Totes

The storage and transportation of liquid, powder and food materials can be a difficult proposition for anyone in a manufacturing or warehouse environment. A solution for this problem can be found in the use of IBC Totes. 275 and 330 gallon tanks are the standard sizes for IBC totes in the industry. Typically IBC totes are used for bulk chemicals including hazardous materials, powder, components, f Continue reading →

Used Drive-in Racks for Efficient Warehouse Storage

Used Drive-in racks can be an essential use for warehouse facilities of all sizes and designs. They offer a cost effective option for high density storage. If you have a warehouse in need of simplification, organization, and more efficient usage of space and time – then Rack Exchanger can help you get started with our drive in rack options. Drive-in rack systems allow you to store up to 75% more Continue reading →

Used Pallet Racking a Smart Storage Option


If you have ever sourced new or Used Pallet Racks for your retail, manufacturing, warehouse or other facility, then you know how expensive buying or replacing pallet racking can be. There are a number of Used Pallet Racks and used racking systems out there, and selecting the right one for your company can significantly impact your bottom line. Here are some tips for purchasing Used Pallet R Continue reading →

Applications of Insulated Shipping Containers for Sale

You probably have seen insulated shipping containers for sale but have not yet comprehended what they are or what they are used for. These are large boxes that are used to handle and ship heavy and voluminous goods. The containers are available in different types, each type being specially designed for a particular purpose. Nowadays, these containers are in high demand for both ho Continue reading →