Sustainable Landscape Construction: Materials and Products — Plastics and Rubber
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How to Cite

Hansen, Gail. 2010. “Sustainable Landscape Construction: Materials and Products — Plastics and Rubber: ENH1149/EP410, 10/2009”. EDIS 2010 (1). Gainesville, FL.


ENH1149, a 1-page fact sheet by Gail Hansen, describes the environmental concerns, design strategies, and construction techniques for using plastics and rubber in landscape construction. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, October 2009.


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Smith, C., Clayden, A. & Dunnett, N. (2008). Residential landscape sustainability: A checklist tool. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Thompson, J.W. & Sorvig, K. (2008). Sustainable landscape construction: a guide to green building outdoors. Washington, DC: Island Press