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March 27, 2005

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Pallets!

WorldChanging on a new kind of pallet (you know, the things that forklifts, um, lift?) that’s made out of cardboard (!) instead of wood.

WC sez that about 40% of all hardwood harvested in the U.S. is for pallets, and two-thirds of all pallets are only used once. Yeesh.

Yet another opportunity for greater a) environmental responsibility and b) economic efficiency!

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Posted March 27, 2005 at 10:00 | Comments (0) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted
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