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N95 Mask Disinfecting and Re-use

UPDATE: With the critical shortage of N95 masks across the country and the bulk of the supply going to those at the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis, there now seems to be a viable workaround to re-use the mask after disinfecting. This may prove invaluable to workers in industries tha
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The Sustainable Supply Chain – Forest Products (Part 2)

Welcome back! In part 1 of this series, we looked at how wood pallets are used and recycled in the supply chain. In this post, we will focus on the lifecycle of wood products in the supply chain and learn about a unique tool. The Lifecycle of Wood Products in the Supply Chain Accordin
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The Sustainable Supply Chain – Forest Products (Part 1)

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As supply chain decision-makers urgently turn their focus toward sustainability, they are looking at opportunities to reduce CO2 emissions through initiatives such as renewable energy, transportation optimization, IoT (internet of Things), and more. But have you considered how wood pa
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Sustainability and Recycling for Corporate Leaders

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Sustainability for Corporate Leaders The buck stops at the top when it comes to corporate leadership and environmental responsibility. Sustainability has become a core element of corporate strategy, and the creation of effective policies and programs plays a crucial role in supporting
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What is a Chief Sustainability Officer?

What is a Chief Sustainability Officer? The recent emergence of the Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) role as a C-suite executive is a signal that sustainability initiatives are now a center stage concern in the modern corporate environment. In the latter 20th century, sustainability
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What is Supply Chain Sustainability?

What is Supply Chain Sustainability? Corporations are under more significant pressure than ever before as we collectively strive for a more sustainable future. They increasingly recognize that much of the work to be done extends far beyond the four walls of factories and retail locati
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How Wood Fiber Could Resolve the Global Plastic Problem

How Wood Fiber Could Resolve the Global Plastic Problem If you weren’t aware that our planet has a problem with plastic, consider the fact that every piece of plastic ever made could take hundreds of years to decompose. According to CBS News, if you were to put all that plastic
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Benefits of Community-based Natural Resource Management

Benefits of Community-based Natural Resource Management It was in 1997 that the Community-based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) project was established in Mozambique Africa, for the purpose of empowering local communities to assume some level of control over how their environments
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Storm-Damaged Trees Salvaged for Value

Storm-Damaged Trees Salvaged for Value In the past, whenever trees were brought down or completely destroyed by heavy winds and storms, or even by some type of disease which ravaged whole stands of trees, those trees had to be discarded in landfills or ground up to be burned. However,
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