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Jan. 14 2015
Some beer companies boast about the water they use in their brews. A MillerCoors brewery in Irwindale, California, is happy to tell the world how they’ll be using less of it, at least on their la ...
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Jan. 14 2015
Using reclaimed wastewater for irrigation is increasingly popular in these water-conscious times. Some new research suggests that recycled water can do more than just quench the thirst of turfgrass ...
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Jan. 13 2015
As many as 12,000 active, deployed military members all over the country have received “thanks for your service” in the form of free landscape services through the GreenCare for Troops program ...
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Jan. 13 2015
People who monitor drought in the U.S. and around the world are going to get some help from above. That is, in the form of a new satellite, expected to launch later this month, according to NASA of ...
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Jan. 12 2015
When Ryan Yanchuleff and his wife wanted to spiff up their front yard, they called a local Arlington, Virginia landscape company. It took two weeks just to get someone to come to their house, a ful ...
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Jan. 12 2015
Wisconsin Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner introduced a bill aimed to revoke the current approval of E15 gasoline and require additional testing of midlevel ethanol blends, which are defined as greater ...
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Jan. 9 2015
Nearly six months after the death of 19-year-old employee Bradley Hogue, Pacific Topsoils of Everett, Washington, has been fined nearly $200,000 by the state Department of Labor and Industries. ...
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Jan. 8 2015
Irrigating with potable water is still completely banned in Cambria, California. In a desperate attempt to manage drought conditions, city officials have imposed difficult restrictions. The official ...
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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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