Phytotechnology: sustainable tool for the management of contaminated soils

Phytotechnologies et dépollution des sols

Phytotechnologies are very interesting for public authorities wanting to recover polluted areas, industrialists wanting to contain contaminants and landscaping professionals looking to enrich the services they provide. We already dedicated a conference to phytoremediation and landscape planning at Paysalia 2017 and continue on this topic with Valerie Bert, studies and research engineer at the INERIS Clean and Sustainable Technologies and Processes Service. Continue reading…

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…

Landscape contractors: never underestimate the importance of equipment maintenance!

entretien équipement paysagiste

If equipping landscaping contractor crews with correct work gear and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is obvious, the reasons for maintaining it are less so. This problem was discussed at Paysalia 2017 where S20 Equipments presented its innovation – a drying cabinet specifically designed to care for landscaping gear. S20 Equipments Sales Manager Cyrille Loiseau explains why it should be a crucial issue for landscape contractors. Continue reading…