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How the Wood Pallet Industry is Committed to Sustainability

By | April 23rd, 2019|Wood Pallets|

If you’ve been reading some of our recent blog posts, you might have noticed how often we talk about reusing wood pallets for alternative purposes. It’s a fact that wood packaging products have the highest rate of recycling than any other form of packaging. As a natural resource, the wood pallet is considered sustainable, as [...]

Humanure, Hen Houses, and Other Unusual Uses for Wood Pallets

By | April 16th, 2019|Wood Pallets|

The DIY movement has been around long enough for people outside of the shipping industry to know that there is an endless number of ways to repurpose wood pallets. From gardening to furniture design, there’s no shortage of projects for you to do with your excess pallets. Many people love the raw and industrial look [...]

What Does Brexit Mean for the Wooden Pallet Industry?

By | March 27th, 2019|Wood Pallets|

A recent article published in The Guardian describes the UK’s possible wooden pallet-shortage in the event of Brexit going through. The article was written before the EU recently granted an extension, but unless there’s a referendum, the wooden pallet industry will still be looking at export issues in the future. What Will Happen? There are [...]

Facts About Pests Affecting the Wood Packaging Industry

By | March 18th, 2019|Wood Pallets|

If you’re reading this, your livelihood is likely affected by bugs. While they may not live in your home, they have a significant impact on our forests, and more directly, the wood packaging industry. Several factors contribute to pest infestations in our forests. It’s commonly accepted that rapid climate change and deforestation have greatly impacted [...]

Wood vs. Plastic Pallets: The Pros and the Cons

By | March 15th, 2019|Wood Pallets|

While the decision between wood and plastic pallets can seem almost fickle at times, the truth is that it could end up making or (literally) breaking your process. Getting educated about the benefits and the drawbacks of each option is a great start to figuring out which solution is best for you or your organization. [...]

Adding Wooden Pallet Designs to Your Garden

By | August 1st, 2018|Creative, Wood Pallets|

In our last post, we explained how to upcycle wooden pallets into a raised garden bed and a wall garden. Today, we’re going to show you how to use your wooden pallets to add both aesthetic and functional designs to your garden. As part of the wooden packaging industry, Pallet Management Group is proud to [...]

Tips for Safe Pallet Handling

By | March 31st, 2018|Wood Pallets|

Pallets are an essential tool for any business that ships and stores products. If used inappropriately, pallets can be dangerous, causing injury to employees. To ensure your employees stay safe, and your pallets undamaged, here are a few tips from your local pallet experts: Do not use rotting or damaged pallets. Damaged pallets can be [...]

Turning Wooden Pallets Into Mulch

By | March 15th, 2018|Wood Pallets|

Mulch is the term used to describe any material that is spread over the ground to insulate and protect soil. It helps increase soil fertility, and can protect plants from nasty insects and pests. Ground up wooden pallets, believe it or not, make fantastic mulch for your yard or garden. How does it work? Recycled [...]

Wood Pallets 101: Block vs. Stringer Pallets

By | October 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized, Wood Pallets|

As the main method of product storage and local and international transportation, wood pallets are central to the operations of any large-scale company. As a shipper or manufacturer, it’s important to understand the difference between various types of wood pallets to make sure your business is operating as smoothly as possible. There are two main [...]

Protecting Canadian Forests from Invasive Species

By | August 29th, 2017|Uncategorized, Wood Pallets|

At Pallet Management Group, we are dedicated to the environment and sustainable practices in the wood packaging materials (WPM) industry. That is why we specialize in recycled and refurbished wood pallets, which are both environmentally sound and up to the most demanding of industry standards. Yet we cannot ignore that the Canadian forestry industry is [...]