Each year more than 140,000 tonnes of waste wood pallets and crates are sent to landfills in Sydney alone1. This makes up 50% of all wood/timber in the waste stream. If the wooden pallets were stacked on top of each other it is estimated they would make a stack 533 km high and reach beyond the orbiting International Space Station.
1. Disposal based survey of the commercial and industrial waste stream in Sydney, NSW Government, Environment, Climate Change & Water, 2010.
We offer a service that can remove unused pallets from your inventory, saving valuable warehouse or yard space. Having unused pallets pose a fire, safety and infestation risk. Why keep them when you can contribute towards a sustainable green planet!
Wood pallet recovery, repair, and recycling are sound environmental activities that can reduce both forest resource demands and waste in landfills. Most pallets can be repaired, reused and recirculated to avoid unnecessary waste.
If a pallet can not be reused it can be repurposed as: