Our Daily Wood

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Description: A pie-shaped wood block, beautifully hand- finished. Its size (14x9x2) approximates the amount of wood by volume consumed every 24 hours by every person on Earth. Silk-screened message explains the environmental advantages of wood compared to non-renewable building materials: steel, aluminum and concrete. For an additional cost, custom orders can include the wood species and/or language of your choice.
Author/Producer: Evergreen Foundation
Topic Areas Covered: Daily per capita wood consumption and comparisons of the environmental impacts of using wood, steel, aluminum, plastics, and cement-based products
Resource Type: Wood wedge
For Grade Levels: 1-12
Publication Date: Example
Length: N/A
Cost: $45.00 - includes U.S. shipping and handling
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English (but available in other languages through special order)
Educational or Informational: Educational/Informational
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Author/Producer Contact: Evergreen Foundation
Address: PO Box 1290
Bigfork, MT 59911
Phone: (406) 837-0966

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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