Environmental Attributes to Look For
- Integrated pest management
- Low-impact development
- Recycled-content materials
- Reduced or no pesticide use
- Storm water management
- Use of native plants
- Waste reduction and recycling, including composting
- Water conservation
Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) - Landscaping Products
Recycled-content recommendations for procurement of landscaping products.
EPA Web Sites
GreenScapes provides cost-efficient and environmentally friendly solutions for landscaping.
Green Communities: Beneficial Landscaping
EPA's Green Communities guide to beneficial and environmentally-friendly landscaping.