Chemical fertilizers / Guides

Dog strangling vine invasive species

Avoiding invasive species when landscaping

...chemical fertilizers or pesticides and grow easily in poor soil. They are also more resistant to diseases and pest attacks; Naturally pair with native wildlife (they provide shelter and cover for birds and insects); They create migratory corridors for urban wildlife by linking green spaces with each other (some p...

“The perfect lawn” comes with a very heavy environmental cost!

Which are the best bee-friendly & Eco-friendly alternatives to grass lawns in backyards?

...chemical fertilizers . It pollutes the water table, the rivers, the air and the soil. With regular use, the soil is damaged and kills the microbes, real allies of the gardens. A lot of maintenance : Some people love to mow the lawn, but for the most part, this is a task that few would miss, even with gas-powered gard...

Hawaii Preparatory Academy Energy Laboratory
Living Building Challenge

What is the Living Building Challenge?

...chemicals: Asbestos Cadmium Chlorinated Polyethylene and Chlorosulfonated Polyethlene Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Chloroprene (Neoprene) Formaldehyde (added) Halogenated Flame Retardants Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) Lead (added) Mercury Petrochemical Fertilizers and Pesticides Phthalates ...