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Archive for May, 2016

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  • May2016

A Boon for Soil, and for the Environment

A Boon for Soil, and for the Environment

NY Times | May 2016 | Beth Gardiner When Gabe Brown and his wife bought their farm near Bismarck, North Dakota, from her parents in 1991, testing found the soil badly depleted, its carbon down to just a quarter of┬álevels once considered natural in the area. Today the Brown farm and ranch is home to […]

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06/19/2016

The soil was pretty sandy but had an inconsistent lumpy substance throughout

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  • May2016

Clean Air Grows Sales, not Carbon Footprint

With many businesses, growth equals increased environmental impact. Clean Air Lawn Care is an exception. The business that was started by Kelly Giard, ex-stockbroker turned sustainable business owner, has actually decreased its carbon footprint as it has grown. Giard started Clean Air Lawn Care out of his home garage in 2006. When he realized the […]

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  • May2016

Clean Air Lawn Care Miami | Owner Profile

Clean Air Lawn Care Miami Headquarters: Miami, Fla. Client mix: 100% residential Service mix: 90% maintenance, including fertilization; 10% installation Employees: Less than five Mariana Ureta, owner of Clean Air Lawn Care Miami, has been using electric-powered equipment from Stihl and Black & Decker since she started the company a year ago. Her Miami location […]

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