Ecological compost for new green space maintenance methods

Peat used to be a “must” in compost but it is a limited and non-renewable resource on a human scale. The good news is that compost also meets sustainable development logic! Paysalia met with Emmanuel Ranger, a technical sales representative at Florentaise, a company the imagination of which is as fertile as the new generation composts it invents and showed at Paysalia 2017. Continue reading…

Innovative landscaping material aims to boost health and safety at work

innovation matériel paysagiste

Repetitive strain injury (RSI, also known as Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSDs), lumbagos, articular cartilage damage … the landscaping business is prone to physical risks. To improve landscapers’ health and safety, a host of innovations aim to reduce pain induced by outdoor work. Review of the new landscaping material! Continue reading…

Green cities. The last rampart in the disappearance of birds from towns

La ville verte pour contrer la disparition des oiseaux

Alarm bells are ringing all over Europe! The urban bird population is in freefall! The number of house sparrows, one of the most common species in urban areas, has fallen by 73% in Paris in 13 years, 60% in 20 years in Prague, and 60% in 25 years in Finland (1). All over Germany, bird species fell by 15% (3). Public authorities and landscape contractors are in the front line for providing a range of solutions. Continue reading…