You are here: Home
/ Publication Information
Title: Landfills potential source for cores -- computer model analyzes landfills for on-site recycling operations
Author: Araman, Philip A.; Bush, R.J.; Hager, E.B.; Hammett, A.L.
Source: Pallet Enterprise.19(2): 20, 22-24.
Description: Are you having trouble finding enough used pallet cores? Do you have trouble finding more than one reliable source of used pallet parts? Have you ever considered your local landfill as a "source?" In 1995, more pallets ended up in landfills that at pallet recovery-repair companies. Virginia Tech and the U.S. Forest Service have developed a business plan spreadsheet model to encourage pallet recyclers and landfill operators to work together to provide new sources of pallet parts and pallets while reducing landfilling.This source of pallet parts could work for you.
View or Print this Publication (821 KB)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
Araman, Philip A.; Bush, R.J.; Hager, E.B.; Hammett, A.L. 1999. Landfills potential source for cores -- computer model analyzes landfills for on-site recycling operations. Pallet Enterprise.19(2): 20, 22-24.
Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility