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How Project EverGreen Selects GreenCare for Communities Projects

There is no shortage of public green spaces and parks in need of renovation. This is why in 2008, Project EverGreen created the GreenCare for Communities initiative to revitalize community green spaces. Since their first project in Akron, Ohio, GreenCare for Communities has restored nearly 200 million square feet of healthy grass. Restoring these green […]

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RISE Survey: 95% of Consumers Value Well-Maintained Yards

April is National Lawn Care Month, and a recent survey, conducted by Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) in collaboration with the National Association of Landscape Professionals, found majority of respondents value their yards and keeping them well-maintained. The survey respondents were 1,004 U.S. adults, 18+, who live in a home or residence with […]

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Saving the Planet – One Yard at a Time

  OPEI is proud to announce a new educational program launched this past September.  Developed with Weekly Reader, the leader in educational publishing since 1902, OPEI’s Education and Research Foundation introduced a science-based curriculum to 3rd-5th graders with TurfMutt, the Yard Dog, as the mascot.  Pulling in scientific data on the value of turf, this […]

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