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Is Wood-based Alcohol the Latest Trend?

Is Wood-based Alcohol the Latest Trend? Who would ever have thought it possible to somehow transform wood into an alcoholic beverage? And yet, that strange-sounding process has already been accomplished on a small scale by researchers in Japan and in the United States. The Japanese al
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BestInAU Praises Benefits of Wood Packaging

BestInAU Praises Benefits of Wood Packaging The ‘BestInAU’ website routinely scours the Internet to find the best deals, the best articles, and the most useful information for its Australian audience, and recently it carried an article in praise of wooden containers for st
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Project to Implement ISPM 15 Programs in Africa

Project to Implement ISPM 15 Programs in Africa A project lasting approximately 2 1/2 years was concluded in July of 2017 for the evaluation of how the ISPM 15 standard would impact the African countries of Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, and Cameroon. The ISPM 15 standard is one which r
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95% of Wood Pallets are Recycled

95% of Wood Pallets are Recycled A recent survey conducted by researchers at Virginia Tech University, in collaboration with the National Wood Pallet and Container Association, and the US Forestry Service, has discovered that approximately 95% of all wooden pallets avoid entering land
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Is Wood the New Styrofoam?

Is Wood the New Styrofoam? If you’ve never heard of ‘nanowood’ it probably won’t be long before it becomes the new buzzword. Nanowood is made by removing the filler from wood, which leaves only the bare fibers themselves, creating a material which has demonstrated am
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The GreenBlue Program

The GreenBlue Program The GreenBlue Program is one which has broad support from the U.S. Forest Service, as well as public corporations such as McDonald’s, Mars, and Staples, with the stated goal of developing a new forest sustainability tool called Forests in Focus, and using i
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Omnibus Funds the Fight Against Wildfires

Omnibus Funds the Fight Against Wildfires Nature’s Packaging is committed to forest sustainability and sustainably managing forests is key to maintaining healthy forests. A fix for the method by which forest fires have been funded has finally been included in the 2018 Omnibus Spending
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How Forests Become More Fire-Resistant With Age

How Forests Become More Fire-Resistant With Age Conventional wisdom says that forests should become more flammable with age, and easier to burn, since they have so much more burn-able surface area and can provide so much more fuel for a fire. However, an Australian botanist named Phil
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How Trees Sweat

How Trees Sweat If Trees Had Sweating Glands to Cool Off From The Heat During extreme heat waves it’s common for people to seek relief under the shade of a tree yet few of us wonder how trees themselves survive these extreme conditions. Researchers from the University of Western Sydne
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