Pallets Junk Pickup Wooden pallets are accepted through the City’s Junk Pickup Program. Recycle Pallet Wrap with Plastic Bags Pallet wrap cannot be recycled with other hard plastics, because it is a film that can easily get stuck in recycling equipment. Instead, pallet wrap should be recycled with plastic bags. Recycle Plastic Pallets Plastic pallets are highly recyclable and should be recycled with other hard plastic items. 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.