Recent Projects

Whether providing environmentally friendly recycling services or delivering materials and services to high profile landscaping and construction projects, Living Earth is proud to be the preeminent supplier of landscaping materials in Texas.

Leveraging the scale of our operations and delivery capabilities, we develop and deliver project-critical materials and service to landscapers, builders, and city and state governments.

City of Houston

Situation:

Living Earth - Recent Projects - City of Houston - Click to view larger imageThe city sought a way to reduce the impact of green recyclables being landfilled. City officials believed it possible to divert 20% or more of the total municipal waste stream.

Living Earth’s Solution:

In 2007 and 2008, Living Earth participated in a pilot program with the City of Houston to recycle the city’s green material.

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Texas Department of Transportation

Situation:

The Texas Department of Transportation (“TXDOT”) sought a more effective way to re-establish vegetation and control erosion along rights-of-way in an environmentally friendly manner.

Living Earth’s Solution:

Living Earth participated in a pilot program with TXDOT demonstrating the benefits of compost along rights-of-way.

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Discovery Green

Situation:

The City of Houston wanted to increase parking in downtown, while at the same time reducing the environmental impact and beautifying the area around the George Brown Convention Center. Additional benefits would include reducing ambient temperature and mitigating the urban “heat island” effect.

Living Earth’s Solution:

Living Earth worked with Gibson’s Landscape Services and Hargreaves Associates, a California-based landscape architecture firm, to arrive at a set of soil blends that met their unique specifications.

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