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Carbon Calculator helps to boost timber pallet recycling and jobs

Timber pallet recycling

Timber pallet recycling

Costs of disposal of end-of-life wood pallets and packaging crates are a huge problem for many NSW businesses. It is estimated that there are 140,000 tonnes of waste wood pallets and crates sent to landfills in Sydney alone each year.

Stephen Mitchell, sustainability program manager with the Timber Development Association of NSW, has launched the online end-of-life wood pallets and packaging diversion calculator at Direct Pallets and Recycling, a new recycling centre at Ingleburn in Sydney

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