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Sustainable Landscape Partners reduce waste by sharing Email
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Written by Cherie Courtade   
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 05:00 AM


Sustainable Landscape Partners

ALCC’s Sustainable Landscape Partners are developing a network through which they can reduce waste and reuse materials.

Using social media to communicate, one landscape company can alert other companies participating in the program when there are excess materials up for grabs.

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High school pipeline to jobs changes the game Email
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Written by Becky Garber-Godi   
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 04:00 AM

High school landscape student and instructorEducators tell us the typical way most students move from high school to college to careers is upside-down. But it’s what kids do. They pick a school, then they pick a major and then they pick a career. After college, they end up with student debt that exceeds the cost of the highest priced Lexus.

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ALCC members contribute to community memorial Email
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Written by Cherie Courtade   
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 03:00 AM


Digging dirtThis summer, three ALCC member companies pitched in to help community members build a memorial garden for victims of the 2012 Aurora theater shooting. 
Betsy Wagner of Wagner Equipment helped identify the garden as a community service project for the Emerging Leaders Committee of the Colorado Contractors Association. Along the way, she reached out to the ALCC community to join the effort.

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Preserve history--but keep it modern Email
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Written by Becky Garber-Godi   
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 02:00 AM


Bloom Concrete historic preservation“As a family-run business, we enjoy working with clients to bring fresh ideas to aging landscapes,” says Lauren Bloom, co-owner with husband Micah of Bloom Concrete & Landscape, Lakewood. They have brought new life to many landscapes throughout the Denver area for almost nine years.

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Beware conference-related scams Email
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Written by Cherie Courtade   
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 01:00 AM


Scam alertAs the Colorado landscape industry gears up for ProGreen EXPO 2018, scammers are looking for ways to take advantage of event attendees. Two known scams have already surfaced for past ProGreen attendees and exhibitors.

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