“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” (Chinese Proverb)
In creating our TransPak One Tree Planted Partnership, we are taking our environmental leadership one step further. TransPak strives to reduce costs and increase efficiencies, internally, and on behalf of our customers. Over 90% of our waste is diverted, in the form of recycling, refurbishing, and re-use. We are one of the few crating companies that buy lumber and plywood direct versus using distributors. The mills and yards we already partner with are compliant with the
80%of the world's forests are already destroyed
300Btons of carbon are stored in the Earth's forests
4/10trees get chopped down and are processed into pulp
Benefits to Our Environment
- Health: Forests are essential contributors to health products locally and globally. 1 out of 4 medicines we take is derived from either trees or plants.
- Climate: Forests play a critical role in regulating the Earth's climate. It is estimated that forest sequester 18-20% of the carbon we produce from our atmosphere. Trees provide habitat to over 80% of the world's land biodiversity.
- Economy: Over 1.6 billion people are partially reliant on forests for their daily livelihood. Less than 5% of forests are managed sustainably.