Going Green






Protecting the Environment

At Greenwood Group, we constantly strive to become more environmentally friendly. Below is a list of changes that we have implemented:

  • We recycle each flat that contains seasonal color. This spring 2009 we will save over 9000 cubic feet of landfill space, which is about the average size of a two story home.
  • We recycle all plant waste picked up from our properties, turning 1.5 million pounds of landfill debris into mulch to feed and protect plant material.
  • In the interest of reducing fuel consumption, traffic congestion, and greenhouse gas emissions, we recently opened a new location in Gwinnett.
  • Instead of adding more trucks on the road, we increased the size of our crews. Saving the addition of four trucks to our fleet.
  • Installed GPS to all Fleet, supervisors, and manger vehicles to track our trucks and utilize the most efficient routes, again reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Traded larger fuel guzzling trucks to more fuel efficient 4 cylinder trucks for managers.
  • Worked with New South Construction and Pace Academy to install bio-swales in their parking lot reducing storm drain run off and putting the rain water back into the ground.
  • We recycle and reuse old cell phones by making them available to employees, who in turn send them to family members to use.

2451 Cumberland Parkway, Suite 3530
Atlanta, Georgia 30339
770.849.8800

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