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What Can You Make Out Of Wooden Crates?

Posted on March 25, 2022

If you’re looking for a simple yet effective DIY project in or around your home, consider getting crafty with some wooden crates. Wooden crates are very versatile, and with some inspiration, it’s easy to use wooden crates to create brand new furniture items, make some clever (and stylish) storage options or to anything useful . Here are some ideas for indoor and outdoor wooden crate DIY projects. Indoor Wood crate bookshelf If you’re new to DIY and want a simple project to get you started, a wood crate bookshelf…

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Why Should We Recycle Wooden Pallets?

Posted on February 25, 2022

Can wooden pallets be recycled? If maintained properly and carefully, wooden pallets can have at least 10 uses before they’ll need to be disposed of – ideally recycled. Luckily, once you’re ready to retire your wooden pallet(s), the recycling process is incredibly easy and efficient. Wooden pallets are very easy to recycle, and many businesses across the globe opt to recycle their used wooden pallets to reap a range of environmental benefits. There are professional pallet processing facilities that focus only on pallet reuse and recycling, making the process simple…

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Wood as a natural resource has no match, in terms of its versatility, strength, and durability. Luckily for us, our ancestors figured out the amazing benefits of working with wood as a material and since then it’s popularity and uses have gone from strength to strength. Wood was originally popular as a material for creating beautiful and decorative boxes and containers, but before long wooden packing crates became a vital part of the booming shipping industry. Wooden crates in the shipping industry Timber crates began to be used for…

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Different Types of Wooden Boxes for Packaging

Posted on July 6, 2021

Different styles of wooden boxes cater to different application needs, so we thought we’d give you some insight into the kinds of packaging we have available.   Case   A case is a fully enclosed wooden box and is an ideal option when you need the contents of your export to be safe from moisture and elements. For example, to avoid rust developing, machinery exported by sea needs to avoid any contact with water.   Crate   Also known as skeleton crates, these are wooden boxes with gaps of 10mm or more. We can manufacture…

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Making a Raised Garden Bed From Wooden Pallets

Posted on June 25, 2021

If nothing else, COVID-19 has shown us the importance of taking a breath and living in the moment. With Perth’s lockdown reasonably limited compared to the rest of the world, we still saw a significant shift in people’s attitudes towards work and leisure and a growing interest in backyard gardening.   The excellent news is that ABC’s wooden pallets can be easily transformed into raised garden beds, supplying you with fresh food grown in your backyard.   The cost of manufactured garden boxes can be prohibitive, so why not build your own?…

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Using Wooden Crates For Shipping

Posted on May 22, 2021

Proper packaging is essential if you are planning on transporting products safely. While there are plenty of packaging solutions available on the market, we are passionate about wooden shipping crates here at ABC.   Why choose wooden crates for shipping your merchandise?   Not only are wooden crates sustainable and efficient they can also save your goods from dust, moisture, and heat. You can even customise these boxes to your specific needs. And when you have finished with them, you can recycle them into furniture or raised garden beds.   Wooden crates are often…

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Wood vs Plastic Packaging – Why Wood Is Better

Posted on April 19, 2021

The history of wood Before plastic was discovered, wooden pallets, boxes, and crates, were the standard means of cargo transport, and they served us very well! International shipping of goods would not have been possible without those sturdy timber designs, lasting on sea journeys that took weeks and even months to reach their destination. Thanks to their naturally weather-resistant coating and sturdy build, wood transport packaging has been the standard means of good transportation for centuries. The history of plastic Plastic as a new man-made material was first discovered in the…

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ISPM 15 Regulations And What They Are

Posted on April 9, 2021

The use of wooden pallets and crates as a means of transporting heavy cargo across the country, and the world, is a highly reliable and low-impact approach. Here at ABC Crates we are proud to deal in wooden Australian boxes and cases but are also aware of some of the risks involved with shipping wood packaging. In order to meet our own high standards for international trade, we work carefully to meet ISPM 15 regulations, to ensure we have done all we can to prevent the spread…

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How To Prevent Mould On Wooden Crates?

Posted on March 31, 2021

Using natural materials for wooden crates has many benefits; strong designs, cost-effective production, and recyclable materials. Unfortunately, using an organic material such as wood means there is a risk of mould, which can contaminate certain goods, as well as become a health hazard for workers. Read on to learn how to prevent mould growing on crates, and where to source top quality wooden crates for sale with absolutely no mould that will go the distance. What cause mould to grow on wooden surface Mould, or mildew, is born from dampness,…

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Can Wooden Pallets Be Recycled?

Posted on March 30, 2021

The beauty of working with wooden pallets is their simplicity; made from quality materials they can be reused and repaired many times over. They not only have the stability for long-term use, but the means to rejuvenate after multiple uses. Once wooden pallet crates have done their time they can continue to serve a purpose in the form of recycled materials. What are wooden pallets used for Uses for wooden pallets in Perth is almost endless, but the main way they are utilized is to ensure secure shipping for the…

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