Industry backs move to reduce consumption of single-use pallets


 

Construction firms are signing up to a charter committed to finding ways to reduce the consumption of single-use pallets. The Pallet Loop aims to create a circular economy pallet scheme and switch the sector to a distribution model that works on the principles of recover, repair and reuse. It said it wanted to eliminate avoidable waste by incentivising pallet returns via a cost-effective, deposit-based system. Every year an estimated 18 million pallets are manufactured for the UK construction industry, with […]