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Since aluminum is the most energy intensive of all materials manufactured, buy a baseball or softball bat made of renewable wood or bamboo [2]

Source: [2] The Green Book [Three Rivers Press]

Easy Scale: star rating ease of implementation [8]
(1-10 scale, 1 = Difficult and costly, 10 = simple and no cost or little effort)

Impact Scale: star rating impact of action [2]
(1-5 scale, 1 = Minor but worthwhile, 5 = Strong impact on environment)

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User Comments
 If I show up at a softball game with a wood bat and everyone else has an aluminum bat, I am not going to fair well. Maybe this action should say "stop trying to win at sports".
khurley44 - 1/25/2009 3:03:41 PM  


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