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What to do with empty target boxes??????

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Ron Burdick, Apr 19, 2012.

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  1. Ron Burdick

    Ron Burdick Member

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    What are some of the ways to get rid of empty target boxes?

    We can't burn them and the cost to put them into a dumpster and hauled away is very high.

    Just looking for ideas.

    Ron Burdick
  2. jhoward

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    Break them down flat, bundle them up, and when you get a truck load take them to a recycling center. Depending on your area you may even get some money back that will help pay for the gas.
  3. bill kindred

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    Recycle baby!
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    Wood stove, moving boxes, storage, I give most of ours to a local garage, he uses them to put parts in as he takes something apart.
  5. Joe Woods

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    This is most small clubs problem. I don't like to burn, you always leave the club with a burning fire. Then it leaves a mess as well.
    Recycle !!

    What about empty shells.When I put out to garbage, some drivers won't pickup.


    Joe Woods/Ontario
  6. Joe Potosky

    Joe Potosky Well-Known Member

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    RE: What about empty shells.

    In the states...

    Shotgun Hull Recycling by Garrison Green

    http://www.garrisongreenllc.com/
  7. Haskins Bill

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    You trying to say you have just too many empty boxes that it is not reasonable for someone that is going past a recycling center that they cant be droped off? Course if you live in some bum f$$k place that does not have a county system in place for recycling I guess I understand. Used to take a whole pickup load with me on the way home from trap night and drop them off. Yes it is a pain in the arse to flatten them all. Here is a thought everybody take a few home each time and put them in their recyling bin for pick up. Not much money to be made in smaller quantities taking to commercial place but getting them back into the system does save a few trees and lots of landfil space.
  8. Bob Hawkes

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    They're not into the Northeast yet Joe.
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    Cardboard is easily and very actively recycled. We have been recycling cardboard where I work for 25 years, as it is a good financial process. As mentioned above, many municipalities recycle cardboard. I suspect many businesses and industries in your area also do this. You might try your local grocery store for example. Bill Malcolm
  10. BigBadBob

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    Some Trash companies will provide cardboard only dumpsters.
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    we have a cardboard only dumpster at our club its about 32.00 a month what if you contacted a local store that recycles their cardboard to see if they will take yours
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    Hi Ron, If you have any Auctioneers in your area they might be interested in your boxes. Larry
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    Why can't you burn them?
  14. grnberetcj

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    Unbelievable!!

    Curt
  15. Auctioneer

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    I agree, why can't you burn them? At our club we had a woodstove and just burned them. No big deal.
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    I agree, why can't you burn them? At our club we had a woodstove and just burned them. No big deal.
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    Burn baby burn Disco inferno
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    I've wondered how the BeeGees were so prescient. "...100 stories high, hear the people screaming..." It came out way before 9/11.

    Dan
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    We burned 100 of them yesterday, aaaa the warmth!
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    Church and organizations operating a food pantry might use them for food distribution.
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