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Jan. 8 2015
With the holiday season over, Christmas trees have become a standard curbside addition. Some municipalities allow old Christmas trees to be collected and ground up for mulch; others do not. If your ...
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Jan. 7 2015
Researchers at Washington State University (WSU) are working on environmentally-friendly ways that use less salt when de-icing roads. Their work comes amid growing concerns about the impact chemical ...
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Jan. 7 2015
Since the release of neonicotinoid pesticides, environmentalists have sought to discover the reason for the collapsing bee colonies and disappearing pollinators. As a recent result, Thurston County ...
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Jan. 6 2015
“Cash for grass” is a program that can earn homeowners some extra bucks in Aurora, Colorado. This money-incentivized water efficiency and conservation program has been implemented in the city. O ...
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Jan. 6 2015
South African native Hans Fouche has opened new doors in the world of green industry manufacturing. With a giant homemade 3D printer, which Fouche calls the Cheetah, he has produced nearly an entire ...
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Jan. 5 2015
The Irrigation Association will move from its current location in Falls Church, Virginia, to Fairfax, Virginia. The new address will be 8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Suite 400, Fairfax, Virginia ...
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Jan. 5 2015
As the global water supply becomes scarcer, better water management is needed worldwide. The demand for efficient irrigation is a boon for micro irrigation systems. The micro irrigation sys ...
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Jan. 2 2015
If your client has limited land space, vertical planting systems with drip irrigation may be a great alternative. These “living walls” include can be ultra-efficient and sustainable, allowing yo ...
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Jan. 2 2015
The most frequently filed consumer complaints are under the subject of “home improvement.” The year total for 2014 in Newark, New Jersey, was 130 contractors guilty of missing deadlines, non-per ...
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Jan. 1 2015
Nashua, New Hampshire voters passed a ballot initiative that bans the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. The ban aims to reduce water pollution, but research suggests it will not achieve t ...
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Jan. 1 2015
The extreme drought conditions in California have taken a toll on the Central Coast’s signature oak trees. According to tree specialists, oaks are normally resilient, but extended water stress mak ...
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Dec. 31 2014
A private equity firm, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP), headquartered in Los Angeles, California, has recently announced a completed recapitalization for Lawn Doctor, Inc. (Lawn Doctor), a ...
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Dec. 31 2014
In these drought-heavy times, education has become a popular adaptive trait. Since California is experiencing one of the worst droughts in state history, many landscape contractors have been met wit ...
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Dec. 30 2014
In Napa Valley, California, American Canyon city officials are discussing a new water-efficiency policy that no other municipality in California has yet embraced: no front lawns for new homes. Kn ...
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Dec. 30 2014
The problem of New Jersey’s aging water infrastructure might have a new solution--a bill that would allow New Jersey municipalities to sell their public water utilities to private, for-profit cor ...
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Dec. 29 2014
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc., has advised that Congress just passed and President Obama signed into law House Bill H.R. 5771. It boosts the business expense deduction for capital equipme ...
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Dec. 29 2014
Christmas Décor’s Decorated Family Project is in the business of making Christmas a little bit brighter for veterans through landscaping. The aim is to decorate the homes of select military vete ...
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Dec. 26 2014
In Seattle, Washington, two men are facing unregistered contractor charges for scamming customers out of hundreds of dollars. Washington’s Department of Labor & Industries investigated both ca ...
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Dec. 26 2014
In Jacksonville, Florida, a tree removal service gone wrong ended with the tree crashing through the roof of a home. The landlord allegedly hired an unlicensed tree service to remove the hazardous t ...
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Dec. 25 2014
David’s Trees-R-Us, a landscaping company in Alvin, Texas, and its president, David Toney, are being sued by a couple who claims that the company ruined five trees on their property. According ...
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