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Landscaping

The following information provides Best Management Practices (BMPs) that are recommended for companies that grow and sell plants and conduct other landscaping activities.


POTENTIAL POLLUTANT SOURCES

The following activities are potential sources of pollutants:

Pollutants may include:

POLLUTION PREVENTION

Using pollution prevention measures may reduce or eliminate the need to implement other more costly or complicated procedures.

The following pollution prevention principles apply to most facilities:

GENERAL GOOD HOUSEKEEPING PROCEDURES

IRRIGATION

GARDEN WASTE DISPOSAL

CHEMICAL USAGE

Storage and Disposal

Pesticide Usage

Fertilizer Usage

SPILL CONTROL

EMPLOYEE TRAINING

Sources:
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (www.tceq.state.tx.us)
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (www.epa.gov)

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