Beautiful Forest

Today I Learned: Forest Stewardship Council-Part 1

Today, being sustainable and eco-friendly is something that consumers…

Wood On the Web: Dovetail Partners

This month, Nature’s Packaging has found another great web-based…

Wood for the W.I.N. – Carbon Accounting

There is a huge market gathering around carbon and greenhouse…

Wood Moves the World – Wood Packaging in Outer Space

Have you ever looked up into the sky and wondered, “Pallets…

Wood on the Web: American Forests

At Nature’s Packaging, we are always on the lookout for new…

Sustainable Forestry

Sustainable forest management aims to ensure that there is a…

Harvested Wood Products

As governments and policymakers search for solutions to reduce…
Recycling and Re-usable products

Today I Learned-Wood Stringer Pallets-Part 1

For those in the wood pallet industry, pallet types, pallet parts,…
Searching the web

The Wide World of Wood on the Web

Here at Nature's Packaging we love wood and are always on the…
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Are You Ready for Sustainability Scoring?

For many companies, the economic downturn in 2020 meant that…
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The New Nature’s Packaging

Welcome Friends! The Pallet Foundation, in conjunction with…
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Renewable Resources-Woody Biomass

Wood is one of nature’s best and most abundant renewable resources…

The Triple Bottom Line

As issues related to climate change, recycling of resources,…
US Forest Service Badge

All Things Wood: USFS-Forest Products Laboratory

With a recycling rate at 95%, wood pallets and…
Tree farm
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ISPM-15 Protects Forest from Harmful Pests

Photo by Ron Whitaker on Unsplash Wood packaging…

Innovation in Wood – Cross Laminated Timber

The W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation…
Women In Wood

TIL – The Women In Wood Group

In the field or in the office, women are a positive force…
Transparent wood product

Windows to Wearables: Innovation in Wood Products

https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/2020/10/01/transparent-wood-could-be-window-future While…
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Find Out More About the Forest Products Industry

From the structures we call home, to the colored mulch…
reforestation and replanting trees

Reforestation Opportunities in North America

While North American forests today are growing due…

Urban Forests and Tree Cities

Photo by Cassie Gallegos on Unsplash City planners…
A city park with trees

Urban Forest Wood-An Innovative Look at Recycling

What happens when urban trees reach their end of life? Urban…
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Choosing the Best Amount of Packaging for Your Product

Products need enough packaging to prevent damage, but…
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The Benefits of Biochar-Another Way to Win with Wood

Oregon Department of Forestry, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0,…

Carbon Cycles and Sinks: How Forests Fight Global Climate Change

In December 2020, the Canadian government announced…
Forklift Traffic sign on loading dock

Forklift Safety in the Warehouse and Working Yard

Forklifts and pallet jacks play a critical role in…

Small Pallets Can Carry Huge Benefits

When it comes to the efficient handling of pallets,…
Wood Pallet Recycling

Environmental Product Declarations (EPD’s) and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for Wood Pallets

EPDs can provide insight to buyers, as well as support…
Santa Claus driving a forklift

Four Essential Tips to Manage Pallets During this Holiday Season

Santa and his helpers always practice safe pallet handling It…

How Forklift Drivers can Reduce Wood Pallet Damage

wood pallet scraps Call it synergy - the combined…

Workplace Safety and Wood Pallet Handling

Companies recognize the importance of wood pallets…

The Peculiar Pricing of Wood Pallets

Photo by Frank Busch on Unsplash In explaining why…

5 Ways to Eliminate Unwanted Wood Pallets from Your Business

Photo by Lucas Santos on Unsplash Most companies…
Dr. Jennifer Russell

Talking To The Source: Dr. Jennifer Russell of Virginia Tech and the Circular Economy – Part 2

*Editor's Note: The viewpoint and statements of the…

Talking To The Source: Dr. Jennifer Russell of Virginia Tech and the Circular Economy

*Editor's Note: The viewpoint and statements of the…

Pallet Pool Class Specification: How does it affect supply?

When there are potentially millions of pallets in a…

Talking to the Source: A Conversation with Leigh Greenwood of The Nature Conservancy

*Editor's note: The viewpoint and statements of…

Talking to the Source: Conversation with a Lumber Broker

Lumber yard with forklift carrying a random length load For…
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How Wood Pallets are Recycled into New Products

Wood pallets are highly sustainable, in part because…
Stack of Pallets

Pallet Tracking: Then and Now

Pallet tracking has evolved tremendously over the last…
Recycled wooden block and stringer pallet stacks

Block and Stringer Pallets: What makes them different?

Do you have an unusual material handling application?…
Checklist

Avoid These 6 Mistakes When Buying Wood Pallets

When it comes to buying wood pallets, there are several…
CP-1 Pallet

Introducing the Chemical Pallet Pool

There are several pallet pools that provide quality…

Identifying and Mitigating Mold on Wood Pallets

As we pass through the hot summer months in North…
picture of a standard ISPM-15 marking on wood background

The Importance of Wood Pallet Markings and Colors

In the modern supply chain, there is a huge potential…
damaged wood pallets

How to Reduce the Hidden Cost of Damaged Pallets

While the cost of repairing a wood pallet or replacing…
Wood Pallet Recycling

Pallet Pooling and the Circular Economy

When effectively executed, pallet pooling is an…
warehouse racks with pallets of goods

COVID-19, Supply Chain Trends, and Pallet Selection-What’s Important Now!

COVID-19, Supply Chain Trends, and Pallet Selection-What's…

Pallet Recycling Equipment Trends

Pallet Recycling Equipment Trends As the recycled…
shipping containers

Pallets and the Power of the Cube

Photo by Tyler Casey on Unsplash Pallets and the…

ERP Solutions Help Pallet Companies Evolve

Wikimedia Commons ERP Solutions Help Pallet Companies…

Warehouse Automation and the Wood Pallet

Automated Storage & Retrieval System (ASRS) Warehouse…

Dynamic Duo: The wood pallet and warehouse forklift

The Dynamic Warehouse Duo It seems like the…

Innovation during Crisis: Wood Pallets and Packaging during WW2

Innovation during Crisis: Wood Pallets and Packaging…

History and the Wood Pallet: A World War 2 Story

The adoption of pallets by the U.S. military greased…
Recycling and Re-usable products

Combo and Re-manufactured Pallets: A pathway to sustainability and value

Photo by Shirley810--9355 If you haven’t heard…
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Wood Pallets – Recycled or New?

Photo by James Lee on Unsplash Wood Pallets - Recycled…

Wood Pallets 101

The Pallet Industry "Pallets Move the World"…

N95 Mask Disinfecting and Re-use

N95 mask UPDATE: With the critical shortage of N95…

The Sustainable Supply Chain – Forest Products (Part 2)

Welcome back! In part 1 of this series, we looked at how wood…
recycled pallet stacks

The Sustainable Supply Chain – Forest Products (Part 1)

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Sustainability Ties

Sustainability and Recycling for Corporate Leaders

Corporate Sustainability Sustainability for…

What is a Chief Sustainability Officer?

The Chief Sustainability Officer What is a Chief…

What is Supply Chain Sustainability?

What is Supply Chain Sustainability? Corporations…

Turning Wood Scrap into Useful Adhesive Tape

Turning Wood Scrap into Useful Adhesive Tape Adhesive tape is…

How Wood Fiber Could Resolve the Global Plastic Problem

How Wood Fiber Could Resolve the Global Plastic Problem If you…

Benefits of Community-based Natural Resource Management

Benefits of Community-based Natural Resource Management It was…

Storm-Damaged Trees Salvaged for Value

Storm-Damaged Trees Salvaged for Value In the past, whenever…

Benefits of Community-based Natural Resource Management

Benefits of Community-based Natural Resource Management It was…

Is Wood-based Alcohol the Latest Trend?

Is Wood-based Alcohol the Latest Trend? Who would ever have…

BestInAU Praises Benefits of Wood Packaging

BestInAU Praises Benefits of Wood Packaging The 'BestInAU' website…

Project to Implement ISPM 15 Programs in Africa

Project to Implement ISPM 15 Programs in Africa A project lasting…

95% of Wood Pallets are Recycled

95% of Wood Pallets are Recycled A recent survey conducted by…

Is Wood the New Styrofoam?

Is Wood the New Styrofoam? If you've never heard of 'nanowood'…

The GreenBlue Program

The GreenBlue Program The GreenBlue Program is one which has…

Omnibus Funds the Fight Against Wildfires

Omnibus Funds the Fight Against Wildfires Nature’s Packaging…

How Forests Become More Fire-Resistant With Age

How Forests Become More Fire-Resistant With Age Conventional…

How Trees Sweat

How Trees Sweat If Trees Had Sweating Glands to Cool Off From…

Forests Help Technology be “Greener” Than Ever

Forests Help Technology be “Greener” Than Ever Using Wood…

Fungal Enzymes Key to Using Woody Biomass in Biofuel

Fungal Enzymes Key to Using Woody Biomass in Biofuel Global…

New Forest Management Practices Increase Carbon Sequestration

New Forest Management Practices Increase Carbon Sequestration Greenhouse…

Forests in the Philippines Benefit Local Communities

Forests in the Philippines Benefit Local Communities The planet’s…

United Nations Supports Using Sustainably Sourced Wood Products

United Nations Supports Using Sustainably Sourced Wood Products More…

Togolese Women Use Technology to Conserve Forests

Togolese Women Use Technology to Conserve Forests Togo is a…

How do Trees Grow?

How do Trees Grow? Wood is strong, flexible, and has been used…

A Quick Take on the Growth Cycle of Trees

A Quick Take on the Growth Cycle of Trees Trees within forests…

Mars Corp Creates a Sustainable Plan

Mars Corp Creates a Sustainable Plan Our world’s natural…

Illegal Logging Stopped In Its Tracks

Illegal Logging Stopped In Its Tracks Illegal logging is a serious…

Could Life on Mars Flourish with Sustainably Managed Forests?

Could Life on Mars Flourish with Sustainably Managed Forests? The…

Wood Pallet Businesses Recycle Burnt Trees from Forest Fires

Wood Pallet Businesses Recycle Burnt Trees from Forest Fires Forest…

USDA Grant Awards for Forest Sustainability

USDA Grant Awards for Forest Sustainability All forests are…

Microbial Benefits of Wood Pallets

Microbial Benefits of Wood Pallets Food microbiologists are…

Canada’s Forest Sector Leads the Way for Bioeconomy

Canada's Forest Sector Leads the Way for Bioeconomy In our modern…

6 Best Canadian Parks To Visit In The Fall

6 Best Canadian Parks To Visit In The Fall Fall is one of the…

USDA Helps Veterans Find Forestry Jobs

USDA Helps Veterans Find Forestry Jobs Veterans sometimes face…

India Plants 50 Million Trees In One Day

India Plants 50 Million Trees In One Day Climate change is a…

Recycling Wood Pallets Reduces Carbon Emissions

Recycling Wood Pallets Reduces Carbon Emissions As large companies…

Forest Management Technology

Forest Management Technology Up to now, forest management has…

Wood-Based Concrete

Wood-Based Concrete Many people think of concrete as the complete…

Benefits of Renewable Energy

Benefits of Renewable Energy Earth and our solar system provide…

How Co-Generation Works

How Co-Generation Works Cogeneration is an efficient way to…

Using Forest Biomass for Energy

Using Forest Biomass for Energy How Biomass Co-generation is…

Wood-Based Nanotechnology

Wood-Based Nanotechnology The need for the replenishment of…

The Importance of Woody Biomass Products in Sustainability

The Importance of Woody Biomass Products in Sustainability There is a…

Fashion Start-Ups Use Wood-Based, Cotton Alternatives

Fashion Start-Ups Use Wood-Based, Cotton Alternatives For a…
The Recycling Symbol

Wood Pallets Are Diverted from Landfills

Wood Pallets Are Diverted from Landfills In the year 2014, approximately…

5 Reforestation Projects in the United States

5 Reforestation Projects in the United States If you ever…

History of Earth Day

History of Earth Day Earth Day was the brain child of U.S. Senator…

Wood Pallets are USDA Certified Biobased Products

Wood Pallets are USDA Certified Biobased Products If you…

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Forests

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Forests It’s…

Wood Pallets Help Kids at Refugee Camps

Wood Pallets Help Kids at Refugee Camps According to the UNHCR,…

Forest Health Benefits from Genomics

Forest Health Benefits from Genomics In addition to sustainably…

4 Ways to Prevent Bluestain

4 Ways to Prevent Bluestain Bluestain is the most common type…

Is it really mold?

Is it really mold? For many companies, discovering black discoloration…

Forest Health and Fungi

Forest Health and Fungi Fungi are all around us. It’s…

Sustainable Fireplace Technology

Sustainable Fireplace Technology Burning a fire during the winter…

Wood Stoves in North America

Wood Stoves in North America Like a fireplace, a popular home…

6 Ways to Improve Your Fireplace

6 Ways to Improve Your Fireplace Wood is a renewable resource…

Wood Pellet Demand Creates Jobs for Clean Energy

Wood Pellet Demand Creates Jobs for Clean Energy Unlike fossil…

8 Ways to Reduce Your Winter Energy Usage

8 Ways to Reduce Your Winter Energy Usage North American winters…

Converting Forest Biomass to Biofuel

Converting Forest Biomass to Biofuel A new technology developed…

How Urban Trees Can Save Lives

How Urban Trees Can Save Lives Excess carbon in the atmosphere…

4 Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

4 Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree Real Christmas trees are…

Christmas Tree Farms

Christmas Tree Farms As this holiday season begins we’re exciting…

Christmas Trees in the White House

Christmas Trees in the White House Two weeks ago the United…

The History of Christmas Trees in North America

The History of Christmas Trees in North America Real Christmas…

The Future of Forestry

The Future of Forestry Sustainably managed forests sequester…

REDD+ and UN-REDD Programs

REDD+ and UN-REDD Programs The greatest success of the 2015…

How Forest Certification Non-Profits Were Born

How Forest Certification Non-Profits Were Born In 1992 the United…

How Foresters Limit Their Carbon Footprint

How Foresters Limit Their Carbon Footprint Forests absorb airborne…

The Carbon Cycle

The Carbon Cycle Forest ecosystems play an important role in…

Upcycled Wood Pallets: The Forklift & Palate Restaurant

The Forklift & Palate Restaurant If the walls of the Forklift…

2 Types of Recycled Pallets for Export

2 Types of Recycled Pallets for Export The sustainable standards…

Wood Pallets and ZIKA: Get the Facts

How Mosquitos Cross Borders The spread of the Zika virus within…

ISPM 15 and Sustainability

History of ISPM 15 The International Stands for Phytosanitary…

Successes of the Montreal Protocol

The Montreal Protocol This month marks the 26th anniversary…

Finding Pallets for DIY Projects

Finding Pallets for DIY Projects In the United States its estimated…

What Happens After a Forest Fire

Life Returns After a Forest Fire Forest floors after a fire…

Fighting Forest Fires and Climate Change

Fighting Forest Fires and Climate Change Fire is a natural event…

Forest Fire Prevention: Facts, the Public Campaign and Best Practices

Forest Fire Prevention: Facts, the Public Campaign and Best Practices The…

Mulch and Pallets: A Connected Life-Cycle

Wooden pallets can be recycled many times over. At some point though their cargo-carrying days are over. However, that is not the end of the line. It is actually the beginning of a new life cycle for a different product: hardwood mulch.

Art Underfoot-A Texas Story of Upcycled Pallets

Wooden pallets are typically the vehicle transporting products globally or locally. They carry products large and small - automobiles, tractors, building materials, pharmaceuticals, iPads, Smart phones, produce and other consumer goods.

Pallets Move the World: Urban Coffee Farm

Wooden pallets stood at the center of attention during the 17-day Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Wood is a natural product that can be recycled, reused or upcycled in a variety of ways.

ReThink Pallets

It took B sq. Design just 105 pallets, each 5” high, 40” wide and 48” long, to create the ultimate pallet garden for their annual installation at the Canada Blooms festival.

Benefits of Community-based Natural Resource Management

Benefits of Community-based Natural Resource Management It was…

9 National Parks To Visit This Fall

9 National Parks To Visit This Fall Many forest explorers tend…
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