Prevention of waste management is prevention of waste - minimize or eliminate - directly at source, in the production process. The processing industry of wood is in the implementation of preventive strategies viewed as less problem-atic as the food industry. Wastes from wood processing, unless they contain haz-ardous substances are seen as by-products suitable for recycling both inside and outside the factory plant. Examples of cleaner production projects have been car-ried out in two consecutive years in the woodworking company. Unambiguously confirmed the benefits of prevention practices, in particular, cleaner production methods.