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Offline Mats@Multiguard

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SMD Tray Return/Recycle
« on: August 22, 2015, 01:45:26 pm »
Hey,

Does anyone have any tip on what to do with empty SMD trays?
Do you just throw them away or do you return them somewhere for reuse?
Im working for a PCB manufacturer, and as time goes by we have about 350 trays stored. Seems like a shame to throw them away.

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Offline TheElectricChicken

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Re: SMD Tray Return/Recycle
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2015, 01:58:33 pm »
what are they made from ? sometimes the type of plastic is stamped on it as a code to guide recyclers on what to do with it. However, you might post some picture and we could suggest re-use options. There are often people who want storage trays for all kinds of things. You might also look for recycle and re-use networks in your area. 'freecycle' is a name of one, can't recall where it is though.
 

Online nctnico

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Re: SMD Tray Return/Recycle
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2015, 02:41:53 pm »
We have bins for plastic nowadays so they end up in that bin. I'm sure they can be recycled.
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Offline free_electron

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Re: SMD Tray Return/Recycle
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2015, 03:43:26 pm »
They can even be reused. I used to keep em handy to break in pieces to hand out samples.
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