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Re: Pallets



They are great for compost bins
At 08:19 AM 3/24/97 +0000, you wrote:
>One possibility is replacing wooden pallets with steel ones which have a
>longer life.  What to do with the wooden ones, hmmm.  Here's some ideas:
>*  where feasible, give them away.  Many people (like myself) take wooden
>pallets and use them at home.  For what you might ask.  I use them in the
>garage and basement to keep my storage boxes off the floor and the air space
>prevents mildew, etc.  The better pallets I've taken apart and used the wood
>for decking, patio furniture, and a number of prototype wood projects.
>*  If you can afford it, purchase a pallet shredder.  This piece of
>equipment will turn your pallets into mulch readily used in landscaping,
>backfill, etc.
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>At 03:22 PM 3/20/97 -0500, you wrote:
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>>     Can anyone suggest tried and true methods of reusing and/or 
>>     recycling pallets?  The waste exchanges have not worked, the 
>>     people from whom the pallets are purchased have not been able to 
>>     help.  We are out of ideas.  Some of these people said they can 
>>     help and then are unable to.  We really could use some innovative 
>>     ideas.  How are other companies handling their pallets?
>>     
>>     Thank you
>>     H.J.  
>>
>>
>>
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