Toilet Paper, Wooden Pallets, and Costco

Dr. Penn State Extension produces a blog called Go Wood. This thought provoking blog by Dr. Chuck Ray touches on Costco, wood pallets and toilet paper.

by Chuck Ray

There’s a special on CNBC this evening you may want to catch. It’s called The Costco Craze: Inside the Warehouse Giant. Costco is a prime mover of a lot of wood products, especially of the paper type. One preview I saw of the show highlighted the amount of toilet paper it sells (over one billion rolls) and the process their product testers go through to differentiate the best toilet paper for sale in their stores. The rest goes to companies and universities to discourage their employees from taking restroom breaks.

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