Those wooden shipping pallets? Not so innocent after all.

Every year in the United States, billions of  wood-shipping pallets are used to move products all around the country. But wooden pallet technology is outdated, hugely inefficient, and requires an excessive number of trucks, resulting in an obscene amount of carbon emissions. (Cough.) Not only are these pallets bad for the environment, but their nails, splinters, and weight cause a significant amount of injury to workers around the country. Enter Change the Pallet: an Oregon-based nonprofit...