Recycling Wood Waste and Plastic Waste Will Benefit Circular Economy

Recycling wood waste and plastic waste is good for our environment. And recycling waste is also in accord with the demand of circular economy. Besides, recycling is the right philosophy of sustainability.

We firmly believe that 2018 is going to be a great year for recycling. A lot of government is becoming more committed to reducing our reliance on single use plastic products and consumers are becoming more aware of recycling initiatives.

We all understand that recycling and reusing is good for the environment, we’re all becoming acutely aware that human’s impact on the earth is at a critical tipping point, and while there are some positive signals on the horizon, we still understand that more needs to be done.

But did you know that recycling isn’t only good for the environment, it’s great for businesses too. You just have to understand how recycling can help your business’ bottom line. Savings can be made on office tech, essential supplies, and even the land your business is built on, by recycling and reusing.

Plus, as other businesses and consumers become more aware of recycling issues, companies who are responsible and proactive will find themselves at the top of the ‘would like to do business with’ list. So making strides in recycling and reusing can benefit the environment and your business’ potential.

What does PalletMach do to ensure they reuse and recycle?

At PalletMach we have a ‘zero to landfill’ practice in place, we are devoting ourselves to make good use of wood waste and plastic waste. And our compressed wood pallet machines are the ideal equipment for wood waste recycling. Meantime, plastic pallet machine are recycling plastic waste into compressed plastic pallet.

How many uses, on average, can you get from a single pallet before it’s scrapped?

The number of times a pallet can be used is infinite when you think about the number of repairs and replacements possible.

Treated well, a new wood pallet will last between 2-4 years before it needs to be repaired or scrapped, but this entirely depends on the use. Some pallets will sit for years, others will be in use every day. Some will be in a dry warehouse and others exposed to environmental extremes.

How much of wood pallets is recycled?

About 95% of the pallets are recycled and ready to be reused.

Where does wood end up when it’s no longer useful for repairing pallets?

Much of the wood that is sent to the local wood recyclers ends up as shavings for your garden, pets’ cages and hutches, or for use in horse stables and agricultural applications.

The companies that take waste wood also create wooden panel boarding, so a lot of furniture is made from the waste of the pallets which have been used for years.

Some of the wood even ends up in biomass fuel, helping provide a sustainable energy source.

But, the best way of recycling wood waste is to produce into presswood pallet. And the process of compressed wood pallet production is very simple. At the same time, various raw materials are suitable for molded wood pallet.

Raw materials for recycling wood waste

raw material for recycling wood waste

  1. Waste wood, scrap of the wood, sawdust wood chips, wood shaving, wood chips, big chips, raw wood, burned forest, logs, wood board, branches, timber, wood flakes, and waste pallets, and so on.
  2. Contenting rich fiber also can be used to produce the pallets, such as straw, waste kraft paper, bamboo, palm trees, coconut, softwood, wheat straw, bagasse, and miscanthus, and so on.
  3. Plastic, waste plastic, and so on.

Raw materials of wood pallet machine are spreading all over the world, which lower the investment of wood pallet machine.

Top 3 tips for businesses looking to reduce their environmental impact from PalletMach

  1. Always consider if reconditioned pallets can be of use before buying new ones. Similarly, with any business purchase, consider looking at second-hand options, you’ll save money and reduce your environmental impact.
  2. Make sure your used or broken pallets are collected by a reputable company, not just a ‘man with a van’. PalletMach provides ‘cradle to grave’ paperwork for all collections and hold the necessary Environmental Agency licenses, allowing us to guarantee responsible disposal. All other business items can benefit from the same consideration, whatever your business needs to scrap there will be a responsible recycling solution. Aim to send nothing to landfill.
  3. If you have broken pallets, even if you think they’re broken beyond repair, why not recycling them into compressed wood pallet. And PalletMach can provide the economical solution to you.

Case Study – Responsible Recycling and compressed wood pallet production

recycling wood waste

Our Iranian customer factory, manufacturing matches, has a history of 26 years. Presswood pallet press machine project is not their main project. But they are considering the possibility of making some changes on their industry. And they have the problem of wood waste disposal, then, they found us. We provided them the optimum solution, at present, they had produced good final compressed wood pallet. Hence, they gain more profits.

If you want to know more how we could help reduce your company’s environmental impact, whether you need a waste management partner, a pallet machine supplier or both, call us on 0086 18521590671 or email us [email protected]

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