Environmental Survey Could Be Game Changer for Wood Pallets - Jan 31, 2019 

A comprehensive EPD is the best way for the wood pallet sector to tell its positive environmental story. Unlike a basic life cycle analysis, which tend to be easy to manipulate, a comprehensive EPD would set wood pallets apart, and would give the industry a marketing tool that no other packaging material is likely to match, because it is certified by a third party.; Pallet Industry Facts: When it comes to the recyclability and sustainability of wood pallets, there is no contest. Wood packaging stands above the rest. 95% of wood pallets get recycled at the end of their life span.; Changing Demand for Wood Fiber is Impacting Residuals Markets, Poses Threat: Overall, the analysis found that softwood fiber markets in the South are growing at a strong pace while users of hardwood residuals are shrinking substantially.