Table 5: Characteristics of wood waste generated in a furniture industry company [26].

Wood wasteMFC (melamine face board/particle boards)MDF (medium-density fibreboard)HDF (high-density fibreboard)

Density (kg/m3)694.5715.5879
Lower heating value (MJ/kg)16,47917,41319,401
Amount of the waste (m3/year)115.3616.277.23
Energy content of the waste (GJ/year)1,320,257202,708123,297
Total energy content (GJ/year)       1,646,262