Author Topic: The eco-friendly wood in rebuilt New Orleans homes is now rotting (thank you Brad Pitt)  (Read 334 times)

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The absence of chemicals for preventing decay was a selling point

In New Orleans....where moisture is NEVER a problem.

You just can't fix stupid.   :shrug:
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I like technological advances as well as the next guy, but how a little field testing first?

You can sell greenies on anything. All you have to do is call it natural, eco-friendly, safe for the environment, unicorn tested and approved, 97% compostable, blah blah blah. The combination of environmental concern and marketing has been a boon for marketers. "The earth" could care less.
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I like technological advances as well as the next guy, but how a little field testing first?

You can sell greenies on anything. All you have to do is call it natural, eco-friendly, safe for the environment, unicorn tested and approved, 97% compostable, blah blah blah. The combination of environmental concern and marketing has been a boon for marketers. "The earth" could care less.

There is not enough testing on anything labeled "green" as well as most of the mandated government 'fixes' coming out of the EPA, FEMA, etc.   Sad thing is, many of these items, if marketed correctly as "a cheaper alternative", they would get properly reviewed and if anything "you get what you pay for" would apply.  Being eco-friendly, they are being sold at twice the price so they must be great-right?


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