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Fast 50: The Next Best Business Ideas (Part II)

Forest-friendly Construction

In 1999, Home Depot, the world’s largest lumber retailer, put the ax to irresponsible suppliers, becoming the first in the industry to sell certified wood. Ninety-five percent of its wood products now come from sustainable foresters, and Home Depot’s biggest competitors — Lowe’s, 84 Lumber, and Menards — have all followed suit.