Pallets Alternative ways to recycle Bulky Item Pick-Up / Landfill Drop-off Commercial businesses are required to divert pallets under AB 1826 & SB 1383. You may choose to: Contract with a pallet collection service for pick-up; Order a Republic wood box; or Self-haul to Golden Bear. 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. Did You Know? Plastic vs. Wood Pallets Plastic pallets are more eco-friendly than ones made from wood. Plastic pallets last much longer and are easily recycled, while wooden pallets need to be sent to the landfill if a specific recycler won’t take them. Wood pallets are also susceptible to chemical and bacterial contamination.