With Earth Day right around the corner, let's take a closer look at how pallets made from post-consumer material fit into the EPA's guidelines for making environmentally-conscious purchasing decisions. And, how things aren't always as they first appear.
If you're old enough to remember the 80s, you may recall that's when recycling became the next big thing. Here we are almost 40 years later, and although recycling continues to be an important part of the environmentally preferable hierarchy, we have learned a lot about what recycling can and cannot do.
Here we go again. If you thought 2013 was a bad year for industrial lumber availability, 2018 may make five years ago look downright mild.
Trees are a renewable natural resource.
Rather than produce all pallets from new lumber, the wooden pallet industry recycles hundreds of millions of pallets every year! The question is just how many trees are theoretically saved each year by recycling these pallets?
Is reverse distribution right for your company? In its most simple terms, reverse distribution is the recovery and reuse of packaging. You’ve heard it all before. Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.
But there’s got to be more to it, right? Exactly. It’s a full-service systematic process.
Saving money with sustainable asset management practices is easier than finding a four leaf clover.
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, take a fresher, greener look at moving your product from supplier to customer. In the process you will:
Sustainable Asset Management
Increase efficiency and save money with initiatives tailored specifically to your company's requirements:
You don't need the luck o' the Irish to improve your company's impact on the environment. That's good news for the Earth and your bottom line. Environmental responsibility is directly linked to your brand and reputation.
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