Golf course maintenance: Golf Club Montreux’ greenkeeper on today’s key challenges

Golf course maintenance: Golf Club Montreux’ greenkeeper on today’s key challenges

From the green to the fairway, from hazards to bunkers, golf courses require specialized upkeep if they’re to remain fit for purpose. As such, most clubs have a dedicated greenkeeper, who plays an essential role in maintaining the course year-round. Marc Charrel, greenkeeper at Switzerland’s historic Golf Club Montreux, tells us more about golf course maintenance, as well as the issues it’s currently facing. Continue reading…

Green cities: issues with rainwater harvesting in urban environments

Green cities: issues with rainwater harvesting in urban environments

Many urban spaces are constructed from non-porous materials, such as concrete or tarmac, making rainwater harvesting a major challenge for urban authorities. Today, most of the rainwater collected in cities ends up in treatment centers, where levels of pollution can become significant, presenting serious risks to communities. For these and other reasons, it’s crucial that we find an eco-friendly alternative. Continue reading…