Materials
- Sustainable Landscapes

Goal: Manage resources and materials efficiently by reducing material needs, reusing materials generated onsite, and recycling materials as much as possible.

  Autumn leaves - a landscape resource Keep and reuse landscape by-products. For example, collect and shred leaves to use as mulch, and compost vegetative debris to mix into the soil and improve its structure.
    > Recycling Leaves
    > Yard Waste and Composting

  Dry-laid wall from stones found on property Select and use renewable, local, and/or low-energy input landscape materials. Avoid materials, products, and practices that are harmful to the environment.
    > Checklist of Sustainable Landscape Materials
     

Materials

 

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