Alternative ways to recycle
Special Instructions

Pallets = C&D Waste
Pallets are considered construction and demolition (C&D) waste, so they need to be disposed of at a C&D facility. For complete information about disposal of the full range of construction materials, visit the Construction & Demolition page.


Pallet Wrap Is Plastic Wrap

Dispose of pallet wrap with plastic bags.


Return Plastic Pallets to Manufacturer

Plastic pallets are highly reusable and recyclable. Contact the manufacturer or distributor to see if they will accept them for reuse or recycling.

Alternative Ways to Recycle

Give to Pallet Recycling Company

Some companies, such as 48Forty, will recycle their own pallets. Companies that use CHEP’s blue plastic pallets can recycle them by contacting CHEP.
Smart Way Recycling accepts both wooden and plastic pallets.

Ways to Reuse


Turn Your Pallets Into Something New

The possibilities to repurpose your pallets are endless. Check out Pinterest for ideas and how-tos.