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Green landscaping

By: Laura Moss on Aug. 9, 2010, 1:32 p.m.
wood chips for gardening

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Recycle waste

  • Chip wood waste and tree clippings into mulch to use for landscaping.
  • Donate healthy plants to local nonprofit organizations when reconfiguring or removing trees and shrubs from your landscape.
  • Reuse soils within the work site. Create mounds or berms to serve as windbreaks or to add visual interest.
  • Recycle bedding trays and plant containers from annuals and other greenery.