Trees are part of the Northwest legacy, writes Andrea Watts in Seattle Business. And a new product—cross-laminated timber, or CLT—is making wood a sustainable building option for highrise office buildings, apartments, and hotels. Could CLT replace Starbucks as the next big local industry? Read the article and more from Andrea about regional sustainability.
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