Environmental Sustainability

BrightView creates, preserves and maintains beautiful external environments. In addition to the landscapes BrightView designs, builds, maintains and enhances – and the millions of C02-consuming plants and trees added to landscapes each year – BrightView is continually striving to minimize the impact of its work on the environment through innovative landscaping techniques, efficient equipment, and environmentally responsible practices.

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BrightView is committed to sustainability and strives to have a positive impact on the environment. Providing clients with leading sustainability options, BrightView designs, builds, maintains and enhances landscapes that improve communities and the environment. As a leader in the application of green landscaping techniques, BrightView uses environmentally responsible equipment and methods, including zero-emission commercial lawn mowers, state-of-the-art water conservation technology, and innovative landscaping practices such as green roof installations, LEED-certified landscape consulting, waste reduction programs and xeriscaping.

 

Environmental Sustainability
Achieving environmental sustainability is a journey, one that is integrated into how BrightView supports its clients and does business.

 

Water Conservation & Environmental Sustainability
BrightView is an industry leader in conserving water through sound watering practice, innovative landscape design, and use of state-of-the-art irrigation technology.

Water Conservation

BrightView is an industry-leading provider of water-efficient landscaping services, and works with its clients to increase efficiencies in the responsible use of water, including reductions in wasted water usage and energy consumption. Grounded in sustainability, BrightView offers a mix of smart irrigation technologies and irrigation strategies, while also educating clients and stakeholders alike on best-in-class water efficiency practices.

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Reduce Waste and Environmental Sustainability
Across every service line, BrightView works to minimize solid waste, recycling and repurposing plant material whenever possible.

Reduce Waste

BrightView is a leader of integrating zero waste practices into lawn-care maintenance and strives to incorporate waste elimination into the company culture. As part of standard practice, BrightView repurposes green debris as compost or organic mulch and highlights compost as sustainable alternatives to clients. Internally, BrightView’s efforts to decrease the use of paper and plastic are ongoing initiatives at the company, incrementally reducing paper and plastic waste.

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Green House Gas Emissions to Reduce Carbon Footprint
BrightView works to minimize greenhouse gas emissions in part through the use of zero- and low-emission vehicles and equipment.

Green House Gas Emissions & Carbon Reduction

BrightView is one of the nation’s largest users of zero-emission commercial landscaping equipment and a leader in the use innovative landscaping practices, such as green roof installations and LEED-certified landscape consulting. BrightView proudly manages a large fleet of vehicles, including hybrid vehicles, and continues to focus on sustainability and reducing carbon emissions in connection with its operations.

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