Sizing Up Standardization

January 2009
American Nurseryman;1/1/2009, Vol. 209 Issue 1, p24
Trade Publication
The article offers information regarding the provision to provide a standard size of plant containers among companies in the green industry. It features marketing, economic, and environmental advantages if the standardization is implemented, and presents it as a national initiative. In addition, it also differentiates the environment friendly terms recycle and reuse.


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