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Our Bay-Friendly Principles of Sustainability

​What is sustainable landscaping based on?

Sustainable landscaping's purpose it to maximize efficiency and minimize impact. 

Overarching goals for a sustainable landscape are to: ​

  • Uphold values for health and safety, wildlife and the environment.
  • Endure over the long term without using excessive resources.
  • Use natural functions and processes so landscapes maintain themselves.
​Direction on how to achieve these goals comes from the seven principles established by ReScape California, also known as Bay-Friendly. These provide guidance in key areas where, when regarded, lead towards a healthy, efficient ecosystem, waste reduction, resource conservation and pollution prevention:

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