According to Wiki, the environmental impact of shipping includes air pollution, water pollution, acoustic, and oil pollution. Ships are responsible for more than 18 percent of some air pollutants. It also includes greenhouse gas emissions. The fact that shipping enjoys substantial tax privileges has contributed to the growing emissions.
Container ships may shrink in size if manufacturing moves closer to its markets. There are many reasons to move production home and buy American Made. Besides the economic benefit and rebuilding of the manufacturing industry, helping the environment can be added to the list.
At MadeinAmerica.com, that is our mission. To help people understand the importance of supporting the U.S. manufacturing sector and empowering the companies that are today. By highlighting these companies, we are getting closer to the manufacturing renaissance.