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Wood Pallets Are Diverted from Landfills

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Wood Pallets Are Diverted from Landfills In the year 2014, approximately 258 million tons of waste materials were generated by Americans and eventually reached various landfills stationed around the country. A report issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) broke down the c
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5 Reforestation Projects in the United States

5 Reforestation Projects in the United States If you ever doubted that the great forests of the U.S. are under attack, consider the following forces which are acting daily to diminish one of this nation’s greatest natural resources. Infestations of harmful wood-boring beetles li
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History of Earth Day

History of Earth Day Earth Day was the brain child of U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson, who was horrified after witnessing a terrible 1969 oil spill near Santa Barbara, California. Sen. Nelson hoped to tap into the restless energy which was still being expressed by the counter-culture move
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Wood Pallets are USDA Certified Biobased Products

Wood Pallets are USDA Certified Biobased Products If you live in North America and regularly buy fresh produce at a grocery store, you’ve probably seen organic produce displayed for sale. In the United States, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) oversees the certificati
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8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Forests

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Forests It’s estimated that about 30% of the Earth’s land area is covered in forests. The rainforests of South America, Central America, Africa, Southern Asia, and Australia hover around the equator while the Boreal forest in the Northern Hemisp
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Wood Pallets Help Kids at Refugee Camps

Wood Pallets Help Kids at Refugee Camps According to the UNHCR, developing countries host 86% of the world’s refugees and about 51% of all refugees are children. To be clear, a refugee is a person who has been forced to leave their country to escape war, persecution, or natural disast
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Forest Health Benefits from Genomics

Forest Health Benefits from Genomics In addition to sustainably managing North American forests, foresters are working hard to ensure that the trees planted today will survive for the next generation. Canadian scientists working in field called genomics are identifying the trees that
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4 Ways to Prevent Bluestain

4 Ways to Prevent Bluestain Bluestain is the most common type of fungi found in wood products that is commonly confused with mold. Unlike mold fungi, bluestain is not linked to human health issues. Bluestain is not airborne. Also, because the bluestain fungi do not digest the wood cel
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Is it really mold?

Is it really mold? For many companies, discovering black discoloration on your wood packaging products can be troublesome. At first glance it might look like mold fungi, which are a great cause of concern regarding human health, but it might be something else entirely. There are types
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