Can the Wood Products Industry Help Reduce Plastic Waste?
Our Vexing Relationship with Plastics There’s no question that our mass consumption of plastic leads to dire consequences for the planet. Still—despite the well-documented threats associated with it—this lightweight, versatile, and inexpensive material serves important purposes in today’s world. Plastic is particularly useful when it comes to the safe storage and transportation of food and beverages. Organizations in all sectors are joining the search for effective responses to these concerns. This quest has led industries to explore sustainable, eco-friendly alternatives to the plastics that flood today’s markets, landfills, and oceans. As awareness of the problem increases, businesses are investigating ways… Read more »