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…

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…

6 start-ups to track as they build green cities for tomorrow’s world

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GreenTech is roaring ahead! Every day a galaxy of start-ups dedicated to developing green town planning are created. Fields include landscaping, water management optimisation and the design of new building materials. Discover our selection of innovating and inspirational start-ups to watch as they build the green cities of tomorrow. Continue reading…