SUSTAINABLE LIVING FOR SCHOOLS, HOME OWNERS & PROPERTY MANAGERS
CARBON FOOTPRINT ASSESSMENT & PLAN
Small changes add up. Switch to efficient CFL light bulbs, use nontoxic cleaning products, conserve resources. We’ll help you find the best green solution to benefit your bank account & the planet!
Grow your own organic, herbal, medicinal, sun/shade or window gardens. We use earth friendly methods of Integrated Pest Management (IPM), invasive species control and Companion planting. Installation & Maintenance services.
“The average New York City household discards two pounds of organic waste each day—adding up to more than one million tons of organic material a year!” That’s a major waste of food and money! Recycle your greens and browns, reduce landfills, And, make non-toxic, nutrient-rich compost to feed your plants, yards & trees! We are Certified Master Composters, providing on site & remote management for indoor worm-bins and outdoor compost systems.
Lower city air temperatures, reduces heat island effect, insulates and protects roofs, controls Stormwater runoff AND beautifies the city! Could a green roof work for you? Contact us to find out. We are certified green roof installers.
RAIN GARDENS/ RAIN BARRELS
Recycling helps conserve the large amounts of energy it takes to produce and transport new items; Get rid of clutter and keep usable items out of the landfills. Set up a recycling system appropriate for your home, office or school.
A sustainable lifestyle is a non-toxic one! MOST of the products we normally use are filled with toxic chemicals that pollute our bodies and the planet. Switch to natural products and improve the health of your space.
Damaged from hazards such as vehicles, people and pets, trees are tackled with issues like broken limbs, compacted soil & pests, reducing their ability to provide us with clean oxygen. We are certified Citizen Pruners providing planning, planting and ongoing maintenance for your established site.
New York City’s Greener, Greater Buildings Plan (*GGBP) requires property owners and managers of municipal facilities, such as school buildings, to benchmark and upgrade their sites in order to control environmental issues such as energy consumption, chemical pollution & storm-water runoff. These changes are vital to our city’s sustainability goals; the problem is that many people don’t have the information or resources to make it happen.
Nature’s Nurses has the remedy!
- Put a LID on it, Stormwater Management & You (naturesnurses.com)