Building Sustainability From the Ground Up. GreenScapes is:. Multi-media EPA Partnership Program designed to promote a wide variety of environmentally beneficial landscaping and land management practices. GreenScapes is:.
Each and every day from landscaping construction and maintenance operations:
Used each & every day in building and maintaining these lands.
– you may even be able to get a few dollars for them.
Rebuying is key to sustainability by putting valuable materials back to work .
Change your thinking:
It’s not waste – it’s another resource.
It’s both a recycled & biobased product.
(5 x 16,000 = 80,000 gallons water holding capacity)
Extends the life of the trails and reduces frequency of repairs.
Benefits of just these 3 products:CompostPlastic lumberRubberized asphaltEvery scrap of organics, plastics (LDPE, HDPE, PET), and tires generated in the entire U.S could be put to use by the landscaping industry alone.
Reduced irrigation costs – water & energy
Reduced plant growth
Reduced plant maintenance
Reduced waste generation
Reduced labor – time & cost (maint. & disposal)
Reduced equipment operating times
Reduced equip. maint. – labor & supplies
Reduced fuel use
Reduced fertilizer use – material & labor savings
Reduced pesticide use –material & labor savings
Reduced nonpoint source pollution
Reduced exposure to hazardous materials
Reduce insurance costsThe Economic & Environmental Benefits of GreenScaping:
employees, and yourself
from potentially harmful
chemicals, solvents, fuels,
EPA Partnership program to implement & promote “green” landscaping practices
National Recognition Program & Case Studies
Commercial business Homeowner guide
& industry guide
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