TAG: Green Industry

NALP, lawmakers discuss green industry issues

July 28, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) held its annual Legislative Day on the Hill in Washington, D.C., on July 21. More than 100 industry members participated by visiting legislators and their staff members to discuss issues facing the green industry. Some discussion topics included: The H-2B program. Industry members called for reforms to the program that would preserve the... read more

NHLA names 2015-2016 Board of Directors

June 25, 2015By

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), the trade association for the professional development of Hispanics in the U.S. landscape industry, named its new Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 term. The NHLA chose its leadership to reflect the diversity of the landscape industry, including both Hispanic and non-Hispanic members. This year’s board of officers includes: President Juan Torres, Founder of... read more

Toro releases climate-controlled safety cab

June 3, 2015By

The Toro Co.’s new, all-season safety cab is climate controlled and equipped with a number of safety features, including a low-profile roof, rollover protection system and pressurized air filtration system. The cab is available for Toro Groundsmaster 4010-D, 4110-D and 5910-D wide-area rotary mowers. The cab’s air conditioning and heating system includes five individual air-vent controls with full 360-degree rotation.... read more

2014 Lawn Care Forum: LCO outlook for 2015

January 13, 2015By

At LM‘s 2014 Lawn Care Forum, industry professionals shared their opinions on the outlook of 2015 for the green industry. See why they anticipate a successful year. read more

NJLCA to host 38th annual trade show

December 19, 2014By

The New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association (NJLCA) is set to host its 38th annual trade show, Landscape New Jersey 2015, on Feb. 25 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J. The event will include pre-conference workshops, business educational sessions, a DEP pesticide recertification session and more than 150 exhibiting companies. Pre-registration is $20 for NJLCA members and $30 for non-members.... read more

Industry Pulse: Year in review

December 1, 2014By

A look at the 2014 headlines that could have a lasting impact on the green industry. TruGreen: On its own and preparing to grow ServiceMaster completed the separation of its TruGreen business on Jan. 14. The move was announced in November 2013, after the company reportedly lost 300,000 customers in two years. It was executed as a tax-free spin-off to... read more