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Tree Products

Here are some of the many products that come from trees. Which of these do you use? If all of the world’s trees were to disappear, which of these products would you miss most?

 

From Living Trees:

  • Apples
  • Almonds
  • Bananas
  • Bay leaves
  • Coconuts
  • Cork
  • Dates
  • Essential oils
  • Figs
  • Lemons
  • Maple syrup
  • Nectarines
  • Olives
  • Oranges
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Pecans
  • Plums
  • Resins
  • Rubber
  • Walnuts

From Solid Wood:

  • Baseball hats
  • Broom handles
  • Cabinets
  • Chairs
  • Charcoal
  • Chopsticks
  • Cutting boards
  • Doors
  • Fence posts and poles
  • Furniture
  • Home insulation
  • Oars
  • Paintbrush handles
  • Pencil
  • Picture frames
  • Toothpicks
  • Utility poles
  • Wooden spoons

From Wood Pulp:

  • Arch supports for shoes
  • Bed sheets
  • Blankets
  • Books
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Cereal boxes
  • Coffee filters
  • Copy paper
  • Disposable diapers
  • Egg cartons
  • Envelopes
  • Fast food wrapping
  • Grocery bags
  • Milk cartons
  • Notebook paper
  • Paper towels
  • Playing cards
  • Price tags
  • Rayon
  • Sandpaper
  • Sausage casings
  • Tea bags
  • Tissue paper
  • Toilet paper
  • Wallpaper
  • Waxed paper
  • Wrapping paper

From Cork--the Outer Bark of Oak Trees

  • Ashtrays
  • Baseballs
  • Ceiling tiles
  • Coasters for glasses
  • Bulletin boards
  • Dartboards
  • Desk pads
  • Fishing rod handles
  • Fishing net floats
  • Floor tiles
  • Golf balls
  • Life jackets
  • Wall tiles

 

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