Making an Impact in the Yard

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Making an Impact in the Yard

Sustainable gardening techniques can not only produce a thriving, beautiful chemical-free lawns and gardens, but can also reduce your water bills, maintenance time, and keep yard wastes out of landfills where it produces potent greenhouse gas emissions.

Whether you own your home or rent, the tips on these pages will help you live more sustainably, save money, and make your house a better home. Renters, take note of the green Renter Friendly icon denoting a tip that you can take advantage of! 

Home composting is an economical and convenient alternative to bagging yard debris for disposal or hauling it to transfers stations. Read More

The more you know about your regional environment, the more success you'll have growing your garden. Read More

According to the United Nations, over the next twenty years the supply of fresh water per-person will decline by 33%, so proper water management is essential. Read More