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NationalGeographic.com: "Millions of Ash Trees Are Dying, Creating Huge Headaches for Cities"

Posted by Tim O'Neill on

In a recent article on NationalGeographic.com regarding the emerald ash borer beetle epidemic in North America, reporter Tina Casagrand specifically mentioned the reclamation and recycling efforts of the Urban Lumber Company. It's a great article regarding the topic and we're grateful to be recognized for our work.

Here's a link to the article...

Millions of Ash Trees Are Dying, Creating Huge Headaches for Cities
Ash trees are a dominant species on American city streets, but an invasive beetle is killing them off.

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MARC Solid Waste Management District Honors Urban Lumber Company

We were honored by our friends at the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Sold Waste Management District this past Wednesday with a special recognition for our contributions to recycling and waste reduction in the Kansas City region in 2014. Looking back over this past year, we've been thrilled to be able to open our doors and actively share our [...]

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The Pitch's Best of KC 2014: Urban Lumber Company Earns Critic's Choice Honor

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PROJECT FEATURE: Singer Sewing Machine Table Top

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