Wood and wood products play a large role in our world, from furniture to fuel. Most importantly, wood packaging and wood pallets are critical to the supply chain—transporting goods from one point to another sustainably, safely, and efficiently. Read more from Nature’s Packaging.
Wooden pallets have many environmental benefits and are very sustainable compared to other types of pallets. Wood is the only 100% renewable, recyclable and reusable material available. The planting and harvesting of trees for pallet production contributes to the local economy, employs thousands, and is good for the environment. Read more from the National Wooden Pallet […]
“The Global Wood Packaging Forum (GWPF) congratulates the National Wooden Pallet and Container Association (NWPCA) and the Pallet Foundation on its Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for United States Wooden Pallets. This document, certified by UL (formerly Underwriter Laboratories) and produced in conjunction with Forest Products Lab, the research wing of the U.S. Forest Service, is the first of its […]
“Today, the National Wooden Pallet & Container Association (NWPCA) and the Pallet Foundation presented an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for U.S. wooden pallets that reinforces the environmental attributes of wooden pallets for the supply chain and procurement industries. This document, certified by UL and produced in conjunction with Forest Products Lab, the research wing of […]
“Iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright described wood as “universally beautiful to man. It is the most humanly intimate of all materials.” Biophilic design brings the symbiotic relationship human beings have with trees into the interior spaces of where we live, bringing with it documented benefits to health and wellbeing. In this informative talk, Criswell explains […]
With the amount of wooden pallets in production and in use across the US, Penn State researchers knew the importance of discovering whether they were an environmentally acceptable product. According to their findings, wooden pallets have a much smaller carbon footprint than plastic pallets, even when considering heat treating and pest control. Read the full article […]
At Lakeland Pallets, we strive to maintain a positive and safe work environment for our team. In an effort to enhance our team members’ welfare, the breakroom and a couple offices, were remodeled at our Grand Rapids location. We are thrilled with the end result and so are our team members. The foosball tournament is already underway!
First Ever PCR for Wooden Pallets Today, UL announces the publication of the first-ever Product Category Rules (PCR) for wooden pallets. The PCR is used to benchmark the environmental impacts of wooden pallets, and sets a new precedence for life cycle assessments for pallets made from other materials, like plastic, metal or cardboard. The PCR […]
You’ve probably seen some pallet wood projects—they’re all the rage right now! DIYers have come up with thousands of ways to recycle used pallets into stunning pieces of art, furniture, etc. It seems that everyone is finding new ways to rip pallets apart and put the pieces back together to create something new. While we’re […]
International shipping is usually not anybody’s favorite thing to think about. Restrictions and regulations are complicated, fees are expensive, and transportation methods are limited. Some people get a headache just thinking about it! Thankfully, here at Lakeland Pallets, we’re able to help your international shipping make it to the destination without a hitch. We also […]