D-Skirts Going Green

  • The use of disposable skirts eliminates injury from staples that reusable skirt leave behind.
  • Reusable skirts when laundered use water, detergents, chemicals, and electricity. Repeated cleaning can and does wash out the fire retardant chemicals.
  • Disposable skirts weigh 8 ounces V s. 3 pounds for reusable.
  • Disposable skirts fit 30% more per dolly and due to their disposable nature require no outbound trucking or handling
  • The burning of fossil fuels (Diesel) is greatly reduced when using disposable skirting over reusable skirting.
  • The size and weight difference creates a footprint of 5 to 1.
  • Less trucking reduces harmful emissions of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides.
  • New technology is being developed to create fire retardant chemicals that do not cancel out the fabrics bio- degradability.
  • 25 staples per reusable skirt would be eliminated using disposable skirts.

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