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Plastic vs. Wooden Pallets


Plastic HDPE Injected Pallets Wooden Pallets
CHEMICAL & ORGANIC REFUSE AGGRESSION RESISTANCE HIGH LOW
NATURE FRIENDLINESS HIGH
(100% recyclable)
LOW
(deforestation, Methane gas formation while decaying)
COST EFFECTIVENESS HIGH
(reusable, no repair costs)
LOW

 

DURABILITY HIGH
(life span of 15 years)
LOW
(life span of 3 years)
USER SAFETY HIGH
(soft corners, no nails)
LOW
(nails, sharp corners, chipped wood)
CUSTOMIZATION Design & color variety, hot stamp, mold-in logo, Anti skid plugs, etc. Painting & sticker
(limited durability)
HYGIENE HIGH
(waterproof & easy to wash with chemical detergents)
LOW
(decay/contamination of perishable products, pest movements)
EASE OF HANDLING (LOADING/MOVING) HIGH
(light-weighted, stackable, nestable)
LOW
(heavy-weighted)
SHOCK RESISTANCE HIGH LOW
(breaks/chips easily on impact)