Landscaping, Gardening & Farming Services

Green Business Standard

Includes compost; fertilizer; greenhouse construction; lawn care; nurseries and garden centers; permaculture; plants, indoor and out

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Restored & Protected Environment

  • Use of native plants wherever possible, for wildlife and biodiversity
  • Water saving designs, including water features
  • Lawns discouraged, use of native grasses recommended
  • Exclusive use of natural fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides
  • Use of a green office or facility, including resource reuse and maximum use of post-consumer recycled resources as well as maximum water and energy efficiency
    This includes storm water management if companies have access to the exterior of their buildings or property.

Social & Economic Justice

  • Pay hourly staff a living wage
  • Contribute to healthcare costs wherever possible
  • Buy supplies from local stores and suppliers whenever possible
  • Actively collaborate locally

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