PALLET ARTICLES / NEWS
The pallet industry is so important and yet so overlooked when we consider how goods we buy or sell arrive at our doorstep.
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We will keep this page as updated as possible with interesting news and information on all things pallets!
In depth article that talks about the various stamps on pallets, and how Methyl Bromide stamped pallets should NEVER be burned, and should be handled with care. All our NEW pallets are non fumgiated and made locally, so are MB free.
Everyone knows that pallets are an investment. PalletConsultants.com have published a great article on how to avoid pallet damage from forklifts! Some great advice here!
Who would have thought that pallets could ever be made out of banana stems, coconut waste, or hydrangea stems. Who would have thought that almond shells are being used to toughen plastic pallets. Have a read of the companies who are thinking outside the box to create more sustainable pallets.
In 2017 Deakin University undertook a survey to look into pallet usage, including rental vs purchase, and the uptake of plastic pallets (amongst other things). 22 Pages of lunchtime reading, that sheds some interesting insights on the industry.
In only 6 months a UK based plastic pallet manufacturer has recycled a massive 124 tonnes of plastic from sold (and returned) pallets, which will be recycled and reused to make more pallets. Superb effort guys!