One of the largest growing trends in the pallet industry is the use of recycled wooden pallets. In fact, over a thousand US pallet companies recycle pallets. Recycled pallets have gained popularity for a variety of reasons. With sustainability at the forefront of many supplier models and the increasing
All suppliers must decide between building new or recycled pallets. Each of these pallet types comes with different manufacturing processes. While new pallets are incredibly capital intensive—with more significant investments requiring businesses to quickly pay the cost of lumber—recycled pallets are highly labor-intensive with more necessary hands-on refurbishing techniques.